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29 Aug 2018 - 01 Sep 2018
29 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
04 Sep 2018 - 06 Sep 2018

Critical Care

Image: The Caretaker4 CNIBP wireless vital signs monitor with disposable finger cuff (Photo courtesy of Caretaker Medical).

Wearable Patient Monitor Sports Disposable Finger Cuff

A new patient monitor measures continuous blood pressure and vital signs without bulky external arm cuffs, improving patient comfort and safety. More...
16 Aug 2018
Image: The Tri-Flo subglottic suction system (Photo courtesy of Vyaire Medical).

New Suction Catheter Curbs Ventilator Microaspiration Risk

A novel subglottic suction system positions a suction catheter above the endotracheal tube (ETT) cuff, reducing the risk of ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP). More...
15 Aug 2018
Image: A new study reports bacteria are developing resistance to alcohol-based hand sanitizers (Photo courtesy of Dreamstime).

Dangerous Bacteria Developing Resistance to Alcohol

A new study reports that Enterococcus faecium, a leading cause of hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) and already resistant to most antibiotics, is now developing resistance to common alcohol-based hand gels. More...
14 Aug 2018
Image: Medical mists can decontaminate hospital surface materials (Photo courtesy of UCSD).

Atomized Disinfectants Help Sanitize Hospital Surfaces

A novel device based on lithium niobate (LN) diffuses potent disinfectants for airborne delivery, helping to reduce microbial burden on environmental surfaces. More...
13 Aug 2018
Image: A new study suggests urgent care centers and retail clinics often administer antibiotics indiscriminately (Photo courtesy of Getty Images).

Urgent Care Centers May Overprescribe Antibiotics

A new study suggests that unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for patients with common colds and respiratory illnesses is far more prevalent in urgent care centers and retail clinics. More...
10 Aug 2018
Image: A novel prototype dressing monitors wounds in real time (Photo courtesy of Sameer Sonkusale/ Tufts University).

Smart Bandage Senses Wound Healing Evolvement

A new study describes how an automated flexible wound dressing with temperature and pH sensors can monitor wound status in real‐time. More...
09 Aug 2018
Image: Professor Jason Sperry holding a bag of thawed plasma (Photo courtesy of Tim Betler/UPMC).

Emergency Blood Plasma Moderates Hemorrhagic Shock

A new study shows that prehospital administration of blood plasma during air triage increases survival of traumatically injured patients with severe bleeding. More...
08 Aug 2018

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