Search Tag: defibrillator

Cardiology Management

Philips’ Latest AED in Schools Across UK

2014 04 Dec

Philips secures nationwide Department for Education (DfE) tender to provide schools with the latest Philips HeartStart FRx automated external defibrillators (AEDs)   Philips has announced that it has been chosen as the primary provider of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) to UK schools by the Department for Education (DfE), with an initial provision... Read more

Cardiology Management

FCVB 2014: Atrial Defibrillation Without Electric Shock

2014 07 Jul

Electric shocks are effective in treating atrial fibrillation (AF) but they are painful and eventually stop working when AF becomes chronic. A new shockless method of defibrillation returns sinus rhythms to normal using optogenetics. Depolarising ion channels are genetically inserted into the heart and can be activated by light during AF episodes. The... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Defibrillator Testing Prior to ICD Procedure Unnecessary

2014 14 May

According to new research from McMaster University to be presented at the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) in San Francisco this week, a commonly performed test conducted during certain types of cardiac surgery does not provide any assistance and may even be potentially harmful.The test in question is Defibrillator Testing (DT), conducted on patients who... Read more

Cardiology Management

Heart Rhythm 2014: ZOLL Showcase to Include LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator

2014 06 May

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced that that it will display its portfolio of clinical resuscitation products including the LifeVest Wearable Defibrillator, along with sudden cardiac death (SCD) education and screening tools, at Heart Rhythm 2014, the Heart Rhythm Society’s 35th Annual... Read more

Cardiology Management

Physio-Control and PulsePoint Foundation Expand CPR and AED Awareness

2014 17 Feb

Record number of US communities go live on PulsePoint App during American Heart MonthPhysio-Control, the leading provider of emergency medical response technologies worldwide, and the PulsePoint Foundation, a non-profit organisation dedicated to providing mobile technologies to help everyday citizens save lives, have announced that over 200 US cities... Read more

ICU Management

Improving Outcomes in Resuscitation Focus

2014 07 Feb

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, has announced that, in cooperation with the Emirates Cardiac Society (ECS), it will host the first Dubai Cardiac Arrest Symposium on February 22 at the Crowne Plaza Dubai (Sheikh Zayed Rd.). The scientific program will address improving outcomes in resuscitation... Read more

ICU Management

Innovative Device Makes Tracheotomies Faster and Safer

2014 31 Jan

Researchers of the School of Industrial Engineering of the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM), in collaboration with the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM), have patented an innovative device able to minimise the risks associated to emergency tracheotomies and the time needed to perform planned tracheotomies.By combining mechanical and drilling... Read more

ICU Management

Zoll’s Latest X Series Defibrillator Receives Japanese Shonin Approval

2013 17 Dec

ZOLL Medical Corporation, a manufacturer of medical devices and related software solutions, announced today that its Japanese subsidiary, Asahi Kasei ZOLL Medical (AZM), has received Shonin approval from the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) to enter the Japanese market with its X Series® Monitor/Defibrillator.AZM, a ZOLL company... Read more

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