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New Contract with the US Department of Defence

2019 24 Jul

Congratulations to our US team who just signed a major capital equipment contract with the US Department of Defence worth up to $150,000,000! Using customers are Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and federal civilian agencies. Following a 5-year ECAT contract that ended last year and mainly consisted of the HAMILTON-T1 military transport ventilators,... Read more

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Results of Hamilton Medical Online Survey on Patient-Ventilator Asynchronies

2019 25 Jun

Our online survey about how you handle patient-ventilator asynchronies is now closed and the winners have been drawn! The majority of survey participants consider asynchronies to be either very critical or extremely critical for patient safety (66%) and patient comfort (77%). Waveform analysis is the most common method of monitoring and recognizing... Read more

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HAMILTON-T1 and the HOVER Survey

2019 13 Jun

According to a recent publication from Germany, the HAMILTON-T1 is by far the most popular ventilator for use in intensive care transport helicopters in five European countries. The HOVER (Handover of ventilated Helicopter Emergency Medical Service [HEMS] patients in the emergency room) online survey was conducted amongst air rescue organizations... 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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More Languages at Hamilton Medical College

2019 14 Apr

Our latest e-learning modules include a range of topics in new languages and a second edition for the HAMILTON-C6. At Hamilton Medical College, we are working hard to meet demand and provide our popular e-learning modules in as many languages as possible. The table below shows you the new translations for a total of six different topics.... Read more

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New Materials for P/V Tool® Pro

2019 14 Apr

The new P/V Tool Pro User Guide and Quick Reference Card provide clear, concise instructions for assessing lung recruitability and performing recruitment maneuvers.  The User Guide looks briefly at the quasi-static low flow pressure-volume curve and contraindications for lung recruitment, before introducing a two-step approach consisting of... Read more

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Nuflow® Nasal Cannulas for HFOT in Neonates

2019 07 Feb

We have recently expanded our product range with Nuflow single-use nasal cannulas * for high flow oxygen therapy in neonates. The cannulas are available in four different sizes and include one adapter (OD 15 mm) and one pair of fixation patches. These are either small or large, depending on the size of the cannula set, and can also be ordered... Read more

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Federal Patent Court Recognizes Claims Against Imtmedical AG

2019 11 Jan

In a recent ruling, the Federal Patent Court recognized claims made by Hamilton Medical AG against Imtmedical AG in a patent infringement case regarding flow sensors. On May 31, 2016, Hamilton Medical AG ("Hamilton") filed a lawsuit against imtmedical AG ("IMT"), Buchs, Switzerland at the Federal Patent Court in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. In... Read more

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Optimising patient-ventilator synchronisation

2018 16 Mar

Dr. Lluís Blanch, Dr. Jean-Michel Arnal and Prof. Francesco Mojoli discuss why patient-ventilator synchrony is important, how to detect asynchronies, and technical solutions for optimising synchronisation.  Definition and clinical effects Patient-ventilator asynchrony occurs when there is a mismatch between the patient’s inspiratory time... Read more

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Hamilton Medical launches new high-end ventilator for critical care

2017 23 Aug

With the new HAMILTON-C6*, Hamilton Medical, expands its portfolio in the high-end ventilation segment and ushers in the next generation of intelligent and versatile ICU ventilators for all patient population.   The HAMILTON-C6 represents a new generation of high-end ventilators. The combination of modularity, ease of use, mobility, and advanced features... Read more