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Oxygen Therapy

2021 24 Jun

S upplemental oxygen is an essential component of intensive care and is a commonly used therapy worldwide. The primary goal of oxygen therapy is to prevent hypoxaemia. Since oxygen is usually widely available (except in special circumstances such as during the COVID-19 pandemic) and is relatively inexpensive, it is frequently used in patients with... Read more

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Oxygen Therapy in COVID-19 Patients: The Role of HFNC and CPAP

2021 24 Jun

Oxygen therapy and mechanical ventilation in patients with COVID-19 and steps to choose the right therapeutic strategy for each patient. Introduction Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus CoV-2 is the highly contagious viral agent responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 is the name of the syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2... Read more

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EuroELSO 2017 Congress - Extracorporeal Life Support Organization

2017 04 May

EuroELSO is the European branch of the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) established in Ann Arbor, MI, USA in 1989. This website has the objective to join all the European health care professionals and scientists who are dedicated to the development and evaluation of novel therapies for support of failing organ systems with extracorporeal... Read more

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Euro-ELSO 2016

2016 01 Jun

EuroELSO was formed in 2011 in Paris to better represent the European ECLS community while still maintaining strong ties with the host ELSO. The aim of EuroELSO is to promote teaching for those delivering ECLS services in Europe. Crucial to this is the annual International Congress. The congress will be held in Glasgow, historically known as Clas-gu... Read more

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My name is Snoopy!

2015 11 Nov

Dr. Ron Sanderson with the Hamilton Medical ventilator Snoopy, aka GALILEO. A story about the special relationship between respiratory therapists and mechanical ventilators. Interview with Dr. Ron Sanderson, Director Respiratory Care/Neurophysiology at Castle Medical Center in Hawaii When Snoopy left the assembly line at Hamilton Medical... Read more

Health Management

2014 27 Oct

Mark Forcier is VP Sales and Marketing of J.D. Honigberg International, an innovative leader in international sales and export management since 1953. J.D. Honigberg International is a creative force in North American exports selling world-class products throughout their global distributor network. Mr. Foricer is an integral driver of their international... Read more