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Image: The implantable, battery-free CardioMEMS HF System (Photo courtesy of CardioMEMS).

Implanted Heart Sensor Monitors Heart Failure Patients

A tiny, state-of-the-art microchip placed inside the heart remotely monitors vital signs of patients with advanced heart failure.   More...
07 Jul 2015

Lowering Systolic Blood Pressure Reduces AF Risk

Hypertensive patients that achieve their systolic blood pressure target had lower atrial fibrillation incidence, according to a new study.   More...
06 Jul 2015
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Phage Lytic Enzyme Specifically Attacks MRSA

A novel bacteriophagic protein has been designed to attack methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) microbes and dissolve them.  More...
02 Jul 2015
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Merck Manuals and Health Guides Go Digital

The Merck Manuals, popular health guides provided by Merck are moving to a free, digital-only format in 10 different languages, as part of an effort to educate the global community on medical issues.  More...
02 Jul 2015
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Stroke Patients Recover Arm Use with Virtual Reality

A new study suggests that using virtual reality could assist arm rehabilitation in stroke patients and increase their confidence in using their paralyzed arm.   More...
30 Jun 2015

Noninvasive Platform Monitors Patient Vital Signs

A new noninvasive patient monitor enables clinicians to measure arterial blood pressure, temperature, and other parameters in adult, pediatric, and neonatal patients.  More...
29 Jun 2015

Hospital Laundry Procedures Important in Infection Control

Proper laundry processes for healthcare textiles are imperative for achieving and maintaining disinfectant quality in fabrics, according to a new review.   More...
29 Jun 2015

HospiMedica Critical Care channel provides timely reporting on emergency medicine, intensive care, anesthesia, neonatal care, patient monitoring, respiratory care, infection control, and more hospital related subjects.


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