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Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic gram-negative bacteria that lives in soil, water, and even in environments like hot tubs. For most healthy people, this bacteria seldom poses a problem. Pse...
With the United Kingdom, Scotland represents a long-standing center of biotechnological excellence, ranked in the top 5 in the world. Over the years, the following important developments have occurr...
Connecticut, a state in the north-east corner of the US is a hub for biotechnology companies. There are over 100 high-quality companies with global markets based in Connecticut. In 2004, Connectic...
The iBioLaunch™ platform is a proprietary gene expression technology that causes non-transgenic plants to rapidly produce high levels of target proteins. The plants are easily and ...
The Philips Respironics V680 Ventilator, a device designed to help patients transition to natural breathing from ventilation, -More-
What is the optimal dosing regimen for nebulized colistin in patients with multidrug-resistant ventilator-associated pneumonia? Medscape Pharmacists
Dr. Forrest Morton Bird, inventor of the modern medical respirator/ventilator, has died. He was 94. Bird was a revered aviator, biomedical engineer, and inventor, who earned two Lifetime Scientific A...
Royal Philips has introduced its new Respironics V680 ventilator in Canada, which is designed for hospital respiratory care that provides both invasive and noninvasive ventilation.
Audience: Risk Manager, Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology [Posted 05/27/2015] ISSUE: The recall is in response to a potential malfunction of an AVEA ventilator-specific 5 psi pressure transduce...
Patients on mechanical ventilation are at high risk for VAP and other complications.
Respiratory therapists play a key role in preventing ventilator-associated events.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention built up new surveillance paradigms for the patients on mechanical ventilation and the ventilator-associated events, comprising ventilator-associated conditi...
Terminal ventilator withdrawal entails cessation of mechanical ventilation to allow a natural death. There is little empirical evidence to guide the conduct of this procedure. If the process is not we...
To highlight the clinical importance of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) in an era of escalating antimicrobial resistance.
Although most cosmetic surgery procedures are performed at outpatient surgery facilities, there is little published literature on the quality and safety of such facilities. Furthermore, regulation of ...
Pneumonia is a common complication of hospitalisation in severely ill patients who need mechanical ventilation. The aim of this study was to assess the usefulness of the International Nosocomial Infec...