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Cardiology Management

Nitric Oxide Plays Critical Role in Respiratory Cycle

2015 14 Apr

According to recent findings published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , Professor Jonathan Stamler and colleagues demonstrate that nitric oxide has the potential to reshape the way we think about the respiratory system. Stamler, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and... Read more

ICU Management

Reducing Lung Injuries from Mechanical Ventilation

2015 30 Jan

An experimental work shows for the first time the utility of the stress index to adjust in real time artificial ventilation supply in order to avoid lung injuries. Results of the study are published in the journal Critical Care . The research work was led by Professor Francisco Javier Belda, Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care... Read more

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New Tool for Severe Sepsis, Septic Shock Diagnosis

2015 04 Jan

A new study, published in BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, aimed to determine the diagnostic accuracy of an electronic alert system in detecting severe sepsis or septic shock in ED patients. The study was carried out at a tertiary academic medical centre in Saudi Arabia. The results showed  high specificity and sensitivity and negative... Read more

ICU Management

Ventilators Differ in Their Characteristics, Performance

2014 27 Oct

Transportation of critically ill patients requiring mechanical ventilation requires clinical experience, an efficient device, and careful determination of gases and/or electrical resources. Emergency and transport ventilators (ETVs) should be technically accurate, and as autonomous as possible. ETVs have become increasingly sophisticated, offering... Read more

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Maquet Critical Care launches AGC, Automatic Gas Control

2014 04 Jul

FLOW-i Anesthesia Delivery System now available with AGC: 
Advanced speed and control provide improved efficiency and ease of use during anesthesia. MAQUET FLOW-i® is now available with optional Automatic Gas Control (AGC™). Officially launched at the ESA (European Society of Anaesthesiology) annual conference in Stockholm, Sweden, in June... 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... Read more

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Anaesthetists Guidelines Supports LiDCO’s Multi Modal Monitoring Strategy

2014 03 Feb

Lidco Group Plc, the cardiovascular monitoring company, welcomes the publication of The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (‘AAGBI’) guidelines for the perioperative care of the elderly and a paper from Dr David Green and colleagues at Kings College Hospital.   The recommendations within the AAGBI guidelines and the direct... Read more