Benson Medical Instruments now offers the CCS-200 Spirometer, which utilizes the same software package as the company’s audiometers, allowing customers to archive their audiometric and spirometric results in one, easy-to-use database.
A team of researchers from Bridgeport Hospital and Yale School of Medicine found that a substantial proportion of obese patients are prescribed bronchodilators, even after spirometry indicates a lack of lung obstruction.
The new items highlight the patient safety benefits of the company’s ventilation and respiratory technology portfolio.
Using a lower limit of normal (LLN) spirometric threshold fails to identify a number of patients with significant pulmonary pathology and respiratory morbidity, when compared to using the fixed ratio.
Digital communication of patient data has changed the landscape of the spirometry and PFT market, and the excitement is only just beginning.
Oricare Inc has received 510k clearance from the U.S. FDA for its V8800 ICU Ventilator, according to the company. The V8800 includes integrated spirometry and is designed for use with infants, children and adults.
Clinical pulmonary function testing using spirometry is an essential tool for the diagnosis and management of cystic fibrosis, but new research and new technology advancements suggest home spirometry could soon become an efficient alternative.
A closer look at 8 spirometry/PFT devices from leading manufacturers ndd Medical, nSpire Health, COSMED USA, FutureMed, MGC Diagnostics, and SDI Diagnostics.
Body weight appears to impact minority youth more than their Caucasian counterparts.
Spirometry is a valuable tool for diagnosing a range of diseases. Understanding the basics of this tool is essential for every respiratory professional.