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Ekso Bionics Announces New Utility for Bionic Suit

Bionic Exoskeleton designed by Ekso Bionics. (Image courtesy of Ekso Bionics.) Variable Assist Feature Offers Benefits for Patients Recovering... Read more

“Intelligent Knife” Tells Surgeon Which Tissue is Cancerous

Image courtesy of Imperial College London Scientists have developed an “intelligent knife” that can tell surgeons immediately whether... Read more

Masimo Unveils EMMA™ Mainstream Capnograph for Enhanced Assessment of End-Tidal Carbon Dioxide

Masimo EMMA™ Capnograph (Image courtesy of Masimo) Masimo, inventor of breakthrough Measure-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry,... Read more

My PocketGuru™ Launches the First Emergency Pocket Quick Reference Guide for Healthcare Providers

My PocketGuru™ of El Cajon, CA, a publisher of pocket quick reference guides, announced today the launch of its first pocket quick reference... Read more

ZOLL Announces Acquisition of the Assets of LIFEBRIDGE Medizintechnik AG

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that it has purchased the assets... Read more

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Bernd Saugel, MD, EDIC is a Professor of Anesthesiology and works as a consultant in the Department of Anesthesiology, Center of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany. Prof. Saugel is a specialist in anaesthesiology, intensive care medicine, and internal medicine and holds a European... Read more

The acute kidney injury service at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was launched in October 2015. Key stakeholders were identified and included in the service development from the beginning and throughout which supported the smooth introduction of the service into the hospitals. This included the renal directorate clinical director,... Read more

Introduction Up to 85% of critical care patients may experience some form of delirium, but it can be very easily missed (Inouye et al. 2001; Page 2008) particularly in a very busy 24 bedded General Critical Care Unit that is also the regional centre for Trauma and neurosurgery. The unit admits both level 2 and 3 patients within the same clinical... Read more

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High-End Transport Ventilation Around the World

2015 28 Oct

Interview with Georg Keunecke of FAI rent-a-jet AG on the global use of the HAMILTON-T1 as an ICU transport ventilator. Georg Keunecke is the Chief Flight Paramedic and Representative for Medical Devices with FAI rent-a-jet AG (dba Flight Ambulance International). Headquartered at the Nuremberg International Airport, the company serves... Read more

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How to improve patient-ventilator synchrony

2019 16 Apr

Waveform analysis and optimization of ventilator settings Anita Orlando, MD, Servizio di Anestesia e Rianimazione I, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, Pavia, IT Background Asynchronies are a frequent issue in ventilated patients.1They represent a mismatch between the inspiratory and expiratory times of patient and ventilator,... Read more

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Clinical And Economic Effects Of The i-Stat POCT Solution

2016 09 Dec

INTRODUCTION   In Germany, emergency departments (EDs) often suffer from overcrowding, which may lead to stressful working conditions, increased risks for patients and costs for additional staff, as well as for investments in equipment. Furthermore, overcrowding has the potential to extend patient waiting times, in some cases rising up... Read more

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