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Masimo to Present in 20th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference

2021 07 Apr

 Masimo  (NASDAQ: MASI) today announced that its management is scheduled to participate in the 20th Annual Needham Healthcare Conference on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. A live webcast of the presentation will be available on the Masimo website at  www.masimo.com . A replay of the webcast will be available following the live presentation. Read more

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Sri Lankan Study Expands Evidence of the Benefits of CCHD Screening Using Masimo SET® Pulse Oximetry

2021 22 Mar

Masimo  today announced the results of a prospective study published in the Sri Lanka Journal of Child Health in which researchers in Colombo, Sri Lanka evaluated the efficacy of a pulse oximetry-based critical congenital heart disease (CCHD) newborn screening strategy using Masimo SET® pulse oximetry. 1  The authors concluded that pulse oximetry... Read more

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Opioid Use After ICU Admission

2021 09 Mar

The misuse of opioids is a major public health issue in many countries. Excessive use of opioids in the U.S. in particular, is primarily driven by pharmaceutical companies promoting the liberal use of opioids. Also, the American Pain Society describes pain as the fifth vital sign, which has resulted in a generous prescribing and widespread misuse of... Read more

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Long-term Outcome After ICU for Male and Female COVID-19 Patients

2021 09 Mar

There are many questions about the long-term outcome for patients with COVID-19 and the differences between men and women as data suggests men suffer a more dramatic course of coronavirus disease. However, why that is so, still remains unclear. The number of COVID-19 cases appears to be equally distributed between the two genders, but more men are... Read more

Executive Health Management

What Were Outcomes in COVID-19 Patients in U.S.?

2021 08 Mar

Almost 1 in 3 COVID-19 patients admitted to ICU in U.S. hospitals died, although the mortality rate decreased over the course of the pandemic, a new study shows.   You might also like: According to SIREN study being conducted by Public Health England, those who were previously infected with COVID-19 are likely to be immune against... Read more

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Volume 21 - Issue 1, 2021

2021 24 Feb

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Is Videolaryngoscopy the New Gold Standard for Intubation Following the COVID-19 Crisis?

2021 22 Feb

Videolaryngoscopy may be the new gold standard for tracheal intubation following the COVID-19 pandemic onset. Introduction Patients admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU) often require respiratory support. Orotracheal intubation is one of the most frequent procedures performed in ICU (Lascarrou et al. 2017; Roux et al. 2014; Martin et al.... Read more

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Rethinking Critical Care - Use and Challenges of Artificial Intelligence

2021 22 Feb

Why digitalisation of intensive care medicine means less rather than more data Intensive Care Medicine is generating an amount of data that is hardly analysable by humans. Digitalising and using artificial intelligence has to focus on providing less rather than more data. Introduction - AI in Intensive Care Medicine: Ghost or Glimmer... Read more

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Nutrition Management of COVID-19 Patients in the ICU and Post-ICU

2021 22 Feb

This article is a summary of a webinar series where three nutritional experts discussed a practical approach on how to feed and how to provide high-quality nutritional therapy to critically ill patients during hospitalisation. Prof Elizabeth De Waele, Dr Arthur Van Zanten and Prof Paul Wischmeyer in the webinar series discuss nutrition support for... Read more

IMAGING Management

Mitigating a Post-COVID-19 Surge With Integrated Technology

2021 02 Feb

Despite a falling number of COVID–19 patients in ICU, imaging departments are facing another surge in demand, explains Dr James Diss, Radiology Registrar at Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) NHS Trust in the UK. And technology will be vital in helping them continue to provide high-quality care. With only one COVID-19 patient in ICU following... Read more