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Critical Care

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Ultrasound Device Offers an Alternative to Analgesics

A long-duration acoustic device offers physicians an alternative solution to pain medication and surgery for their patients. More...
24 Jun 2020
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Healthcare Systems May Benefit from Elastomeric Masks

Healthcare systems could offset N95 mask shortages by switching to reusable elastomeric respirator masks, claims a new study. More...
23 Jun 2020
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Breakthrough Device Supports AVF in Hemodialysis Patients

A novel support mesh addresses the high rate of primary arteriovenous fistulas (AVF) failures and repeat procedures experienced by hemodialysis patients. More...
22 Jun 2020
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Surfaces Play Major Role in SARS-CoV-2 Transmission

A new study claims that without effective surface cleaning, viruses can easily be disseminated by surface-mediated transmission. More...
17 Jun 2020
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Dialysis Patients Have Higher COVID-19 Mortality Rates

A new study suggests that SARS-CoV-2 infection affects a significant percentage of renal replacement therapy (RRT) patients. More...
15 Jun 2020
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UV Cube Disinfects Handheld Equipment and Devices

A novel Ultraviolet-C (UV-C) cube shaped device provides a means of automatic tool disinfection, setting up a strong line of defense against the spread of infectious microorganisms on high-touch objects. More...
03 Jun 2020
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New Workstation Helps Meet COVID-19 Care Demands

An innovative ventilated patient surveillance (VPS) workstation allows centralized remote observation of patients' ventilator data. More...
01 Jun 2020

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