COPD patients with newer home oxygen prescriptions (within the previous 90 days) are more likely to sustain burn injuries, according to research published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings.
Teleflex Medical is in the process of recalling 9,333 units of its Hudson RCI manual ventilator for emergency resuscitation.
Dr Takuo Aoyagi, inventor of pulse oximetry technology and senior manager of Nihon Kohden, has received the 2015 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Medal for Innovations in Healthcare Technology.
The US FDA has granted 510(k) clearance for the critical care Life2000 Ventilation System by Breathe Technologies.
Philips Respironics has released the Amara View CPAP mask, a minimal contact, full face mask designed with the widest field of vision of leading full face masks, according to the company.
Breathe Technologies has announced new research showing that use of its Non-Invasive Open Ventilation (NIOV) System in pulmonary rehabilitation was associated with a notable improvement in mean exercise duration change in patients with chronic respiratory disease.
Philips Respironics has launched Alice NightOne, an at home sleep testing system (HST) designed to speed testing results and accuracy, according to Philips.
3B Medical Inc has released the Luna family of positive airway pressure (PAP) devices and will begin accepting pre-orders on July 5th, 2015, followed by commercial availability after July 28th.
For decades, high-frequency percussive ventilation (HFPV) has found favor with some medical facilities as a viable alternative to conventional ventilation methods.
RT asks executives from Vitalograph Inc and Futuremed to look ahead at the industry and technology trends for spirometers.
When physiological changes in a patient dictate a true need for oxygen, experts agree that the therapy should be administered, but many factors must be considered, including need, disease type, and potential alternative therapies.
New offerings in pulse oximetry and patient monitoring are improving clinician workflow.
A new "microfluidic oxygenator" being developed by Draper Laboratory seeks to improve upon the concept of ECMO and hopes to one day offer a safer option for patients experiencing respiratory distress.
Cohero Health, an NYC-based digital health company, has received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its mobile spirometer.
The University of Michigan Health System has created a customized CPAP mask designed to improve breathing efficiency by utilizing 3D printing technology.
The US FDA has approved Stiolto Respimat (tiotropium bromide and olodaterol) Inhalation Spray as a long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction in patients with COPD.
Although the products and their use are both far from widespread, canned oxygen is one of the newest health trends for people who want an energy boost.
ResMed has launched its Lumis series of noninvasive ventilation devices in select European markets, with a global rollout planned in additional regions throughout 2015 and early 2016.
Nonin Medical has announced a partnership with IDEAL Life, a Toronto-based provider of remote health management solutions.
B&B Medical Technologies has received ISO 13485 Certification and Health Canada Medical Device Licenses to sell the B&B Bubbler and HOPE Nebulizer into the Canadian market.