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Critical Care

Image: ECG data can be analyzed to predict future AF risk (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

ECG Analysis Platform Detects High Risk AF Patients

A novel system uses 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) data to identify patients at high risk of developing atrial fibrillation (AF) within the year. More...
15 Apr 2021
Image: Inadequate reprocessing of urological endoscopes can have severe consequences (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Reprocessed Urologic Endoscopes Harbor Infection Risk

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA; Silver Spring, MD, USA) has issued a warning on the risk for potentially life-threatening infections associated with reprocessed endoscopes used for viewing the urinary tract, including cystoscopes, cystouerthroscopes, and ureteroscopes. The warning comes after submission of more than 450 reports by manufacturers relating post-procedure infections and other possible contamination problems associated with the cleaning and sterilization of the devices. More...
12 Apr 2021
Image: The NObreath FeNO monitor measures airway inflammation (Photo courtesy of Bedfont Scientific)

Breath Monitor Optimizes Asthma Diagnosis and Management

A novel fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) monitor measures airway inflammation and improves asthma care. More...
05 Apr 2021
Image: The Allevyn Life Foam Dressing (Photo courtesy of Smith & Nephew)

New Wound Dressings Halve Change Frequency

Novel foam dressings significantly reduce weekly wound care costs and improve patient’s treatment satisfaction in the community setting. More...
31 Mar 2021
Image: The ReddyPort Microphone mounted on the Elbow (Photo courtesy of ReddyPort)

Non-Invasive Ventilation Technology Allows Patient Communication

A disposable microphone that integrates with a non-invasive ventilation (NIV) mask allows clear communication with patients without interrupting therapy. More...
30 Mar 2021
Image: DTAS is more rapid than CT for detecting stroke obstructions (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

Immediate Angiography Linked to Improved Stroke Recovery

A new study suggests that direct transfer to angio-suite (DTAS), rather than a standard computed tomography (CT) scan, reduces stroke treatment time and improves recovery. More...
29 Mar 2021
Image: A wearable transcutaneous sensor measures bilirubin levels in babies (Photo courtesy of Ota Hiroki/ YNU)

Wearable Sensor Monitors Newborn’s Bilirubin Levels

A new study describes a neonatal colorimetry-based device that provides real-time detection of jaundice and simultaneous sensing of vital signs. More...
17 Mar 2021

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