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Tufts Medical Center Automates Anesthesia Documentation Process

Tufts Medical Center has adopted Anesthesia Touch, a full-featured anesthesia information management system (AIMS) that automates anesthesia documentation. More...
23 Jul 2014
Image: The Trellis peripheral infusion system (Photo courtesy of Covidien).

Thrombolytic Drug Delivery Device Dissolves Blood Clots

A redesigned peripheral infusion system enables focused treatment of blood clots to avoid potential post-thrombotic syndrome. More...
21 Jul 2014
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Fasting Before Lipid Panel Deemed Unnecessary

A new study claims that requiring patients to fast for 8–12 hours before a lipid panel blood draw adds no clinical value and is an unnecessary burden. More...
21 Jul 2014
Image: The microchannel blood processor for preventing sepsis (Photo courtesy of OSU - Oregon State University).

New Technology Could Revolutionize Treatment of Sepsis

A small microchannel device for processing blood could be used to remove problematic endotoxins, helping to prevent sepsis.  More...
15 Jul 2014

TV Time Linked to High Blood Pressure in Children

Children who spend two hours or more sitting in front of a screen have an increased risk for high blood pressure, according to a new study.   More...
15 Jul 2014
Image: The HeartAssist5 ventricular assist device (Photo courtesy of ReliantHeart).

Implantable Pump Helps the Failing Heart

A next generation ventricular assist device offers natural human pulse circulation support to the weakened heart.  More...
14 Jul 2014

More Midwives Could Avert Millions of Deaths

A modest increase in the number of skilled midwives in the world’s poorest nations could save the lives of a substantial number of women and their babies, according to a new study.  More...
14 Jul 2014

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