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ICU Management

Masimo's rainbow® Acoustic Monitoring was Associated with Fewer Alarm Events in New Clinical Study

2016 24 Feb

For Breath Rates Less Than or Equal to 4 Breaths Per Minute, RAM Showed 78% True Positives and 22% False Positives, While Capnography Showed 30% True Positives and 70% False PositivesMasimo (NASDAQ: MASI) has announced that Masimo's rainbow®Acoustic Monitoring (RAM™) was associated with fewer alarm events during planned moderate sedation in a new clinical... Read more

ICU Management

Study: Sedation Protocol Does Not Reduce Time of Respiratory Support

2015 21 Jan

The use of a nurse-implemented, goal­-directed sedation protocol compared with usual care did not reduce the duration of mechanical ventilation in children with acute respiratory failure, according to a University of Pennsylvania-led study published in JAMA. Sedation therapy benefits critically ill infants and children; however, it is also associated... Read more

ICU Management

Wake Up And Breathe Programme Shows Positive Results

2014 11 Dec

According to a new study, waking intensive care unit patients and having them breathe on their own decreased both sedation levels and coma prevalence. The research team from the Regenstrief Institute and the Indiana University Center for Ageing Research also report that the Wake UP and Breathe programme showed a trend toward reduced delirium in critically... Read more

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