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ICU Management

Neonatal ICU: New Technology Helping Babies Progress Faster

2015 09 Jan

Cedars-Sinai Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, part of the Maxine Dunitz Children’s Health Center, is using new devices to personalise the nutritional care of premature babies for more rapid and healthier weight gain. In addition to improving nutrition, Cedars-Sinai is also using new specially designed mattresses to help improve sleep patterns and head... Read more

IT Management

Patient Mattress Minimises Contact Pressure Damage

2014 01 Nov

A new patient support system developed by Joerns Healthcare (Pershore, UK) simulates the effects of a body floating in fluid, redistributing pressure and weight to prevent damage to skin and other tissues. The result is that the patient is in a simulated fluid environment and suspended in a nearly neutral buoyant state, as if floating on the mattress,... Read more


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