Monaghan Medical has released a new manometer adapter for its Aerobika Oscillating Positive Expiratory Pressure (OPEP) device to help RTs administer airway clearance therapy.
Intubating patients can be a difficult task, and the practice can prove even more challenging in pre-hospital settings. However, video laryngoscopy has been shown to improve intubation success and is becoming more commonly used.
RT magazine's annual Buyer's Guide is now available for 2016. Included in the guide are over 200 company manufacturers and distributors of respiratory, emergency medicine, critical care, and sleep products.
Medtronic has acquired Aircraft Medical, a Scotland-based medical device company that develops video laryngoscopes.
Salter's new devices include neonatal nasal CPAP and oxygen securement devices, ET tubes with polyurethane thin cuffs, divided capnography cannulas, aerosol nebulizers and masks.
The APA video laryngoscope is a handheld, portable device to aid in tracheal intubation and is interchangeable with Macintosh and Difficult Airway Blades.
Tri-anim Health Services and parent company Sarnova have entered into a master distribution agreement with Ambu to distribute Ambu's videoscope, laryngoscope, laryngeal masks, and pain management products.
Respiratory therapists discuss proper airway management and intubation practices.
RT's 2015 Product Guide, which includes more than 75 leading respiratory care products, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
All ICUs should have a unit-driven oral hygiene protocol for nonintubated critically ill patients, according to researchers.
According to an article on EMS1.com, airway management is a task well suited to an algorithmic ("if you find this, then you do that") approach.
Physio-Control will distribute the McGrath MAC EMS Video Laryngoscope to EMS customers in the US, UK, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
Nine airway management devices from leading manufacturers like Dale Medical, B&B Medical, and Halyard Health.
Neonatal intubation competency can be modeled using a Bayesian statistical model, according to a study published online April 6 in Pediatrics.
The company's C-MAC S USB Video Laryngoscope System was selected as one of EMS World magazine’s Top 20 Innovations for 2014 in the magazine's February issue.
The Portex Blue Line Ultra tracheostomy tubes with thin-walled inner cannulae allow increased respiratory airflow and help improve the patient’s work of breathing while maintaining patency and airway hygiene.
While intubation can be a life-saving intervention, we must also be mindful of the associated hazards. RTs must understand the challenges of managing artificial airways and bring their skills and expertise to the patient’s bedside.
The anatomical structure of a pediatric patient’s airway differs from an adult patient’s, so when it comes time to intubate, special care using laryngoscopes can help.
RT Magazine's annual Product Guide, which includes more than 60 of the newest respiratory care products from 50 leading manufacturers, is now available on our enhanced mobile application for tablets and smartphones.
Six airway management devices from leading manufacturers Dale Medical, Hollister, Kimberly-Clark, Neotech Products, and NJR Medical.