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Use of Apps in Intensive Care Medicine

2017 30 Apr

Technology has affected all aspects of our lives. And Critical Care Medicine is no different. This technology revolution has led to the development of many apps that are used by both patients and professionals. Here is an overview of technological advancements and medical applications that have had significant impact on Critical Care Medicine:See Also:... Read more

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Medication Safety

2016 11 Mar

All drugs are inherently dangerous. In critical care we give large numbers of particularly dangerous drugs to very sick people, who have little physiological reserve to cope with additional problems. When patients are admitted to or transferred out of critical care we have to transfer complex information about patients’ medications. The staff prescribing... Read more

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Retired U.S. Senator Tom Harkin Joins Masimo’s Board of Directors

2015 17 Dec

Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI), a global innovator of noninvasive patient monitoring technologies has announced that retired Senator Tom Harkin, former five-term U.S. Senator and former Chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension (HELP) Committee, has been elected to Masimo’s Board of Directors.Senator Harkin retired from the U.S. Senate in January... Read more

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First Hospital Light Fixture to Kill Bacteria Safely & Commercially Available in U.S. & Canada

2015 29 Jun

Proven, Patented Technology Helps in the Fight Against Hospital Acquired InfectionsKenall Manufacturing has introduced Indigo-Clean™, a light fixture that uses Continuous Environmental Disinfection technology to continuously kill harmful bacteria linked to hospital acquired infections (HAIs). The technology behind Indigo-Clean™ inactivates a wide range... Read more

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Breathe Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Clearence for Life 2000 Ventilation System

2015 15 Jun

– Breathe Technologies, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of medical technologies for patients with respiratory insufficiency and neuromuscular diseases,has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted 510(k) clearance for its critical care Breathe Technologies Life2000 Ventilation System, which is intended to provide continuous... Read more

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Does Higher ICU Volume Lead to Lower Mortality?

2015 02 Feb

Large multi-speciality intensive care units (ICUs) are emerging in response to increasing demand for critical care. Consolidation of resources through regionalisation of services aims to contain costs and optimise demand management and operational synergies. Higher patient volumes in ICU have been associated with improved outcomes. Limited evidence... Read more

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ERC 2014: Zoll to Showcase Advanced Resuscitation and Acute Critical Care

2014 12 May

Experts to Discuss the Preparation for Treating Athletes and Spectators at Large Sporting Events during a ZOLL-Sponsored SymposiumZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of resuscitation devices and related software solutions, has announced that its advanced resuscitation and acute critical care solutions will be on display during the European Resuscitation... Read more

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CE Mark Approval for Covidien’s Puritan Bennett™ 980 Ventilator

2014 06 Mar

Innovative acute care ventilator provides progressive breath technology for improved patient comfort and ease of use for cliniciansCovidien plc, a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognised innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, has announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received European Economic... Read more

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Dräger Celebrates 125th Anniversary

2014 14 Feb

Germany based company marks “125 years of heartfelt dedication”Dräger is turning 125 in 2014. The medical and safety technology company has officially kicked off the anniversary year with a ceremony on February 6 which was attended by numerous guests from business, politics and science.A grand opening at Lübeck’s Holstentor has marked the start of the... Read more

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ICU Survival Rates Drastically Improved With Philips’ Virtual ICU

2013 10 Dec

According to a recent study conducted by Dr. Craig Lilly, a professor at University of Massachusetts Medical School and Director of the eICU Program at UMass Memorial Medical Center, and published online in the journal CHEST, it was found that a virtual ICU, staffed by one specialist doctor and three critical care nurses at the service of 150... Read more