Tag: Critical Care

Innovation, Research

Three-drug combination reduces all-cause mortality in COPD patients

March 18, 2020

Via: The Medical News

Once-daily treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) with an inhaler combining fluticasone furoate (FF), umeclidinium (UMEC) and vilanterol (VI) reduced all-cause mortality by 42 percent, according to new research published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American […]

Innovation, Patient Experience

Make your ICU more family centered

January 26, 2017

Via: Healthcarebusinesstech

Critically ill patients in hospitals need a great deal of support. Besides round-the-clock care from trained professionals, patients in the intensive care unit must also have support from their family members. The environment in the ICU isn’t always conducive to […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

GE Healthcare Launches Vivid iq Portable Cardiovascular Ultrasound

September 26, 2016

Via: Medgadget

GE Healthcare has recently announced the global launch of its new generation of high-end portable compact cardiovascular ultrasounds, the Vivid iq. The Vivid iq improves upon the company’s already available Vivid q portable scanner by being 10 percent lighter and […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Novel Portable Nitric Oxide Generator for Pulmonary Hypertension Therapy

July 8, 2015

Via: Medgadget

Dr. Warren Zapol’s pioneering studies two decades ago led to the implementation of inhaled nitric oxide (NO) for the treatment of pulmonary hypertension in infants, children, and adults. An effective vasodilator, inhaled NO relaxes pulmonary blood vessels without causing a […]