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ICU Management

Fingertip Blood Sensor Can be Used for Trauma Patients

2015 05 Jan

A spot check device that can give readings within 20 seconds has been tested in 525 critically injured patients. Trauma surgeons at the University of Arizona, Tucson, analysed use of the Spot check Pronto-7® Pulse CO-oximeter. Using this device was a valid alternative to taking blood and typically waiting 10 minutes or longer for lab analysis of blood... Read more

IT Management

PA Sensor Reduces Heart Failure Hospitalisations

2014 21 Oct

A new wireless monitoring system that is implanted in the pulmonary artery can help keep patients with severe heart failure out of the hospital, according to a recent study. The CardioMEMS HF System from St. Jude Medical Inc. (St. Paul, MN, USA) is the only heart failure monitoring system approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The monitoring... Read more