When disaster strikes, the expertise and medical support delivered by federal Disaster Medical Assistance Teams, which include RTs, are often the difference between life and death for victims.
Covidien has received FDA 510(k) clearance for its Puritan Bennett 980 acute care ventilator, according to a company announcement. The device is designed for use with neonatal to adult patients.
New monitoring systems are improving the ability of respiratory care teams to remotely track vital signs for multiple ventilated patients while strengthening safety practices, VAE/VAP reporting, and hospital data integration.
HAMILTON MEDICAL has received FDA approval for its new MR1 ventilator, which allows ventilation of critically ill or injured patients during MRI.