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27 Jul 2018 - 29 Jul 2018
25 Aug 2018 - 29 Aug 2018

Critical Care

Image: A new study shows the infection rate following colonoscopy and endoscopy are much higher than previously thought (Photo courtesy of Alamy).

Colonoscopy and OGD Infection Risk Higher Than Expected

Colonoscopies and osophagogastroduodenoscopies (OGDs) performed at outpatient specialty centers result in far more infections than previously believed, according to a new study. More...
20 Jun 2018
Image: A stained epidermis cells cultured on the A5G81 peptide (Photo courtesy of Guillermo Ameer /Northwestern University).

Antioxidant Dressing Accelerates Wound Healing in Diabetics

A shape-conforming hydrogel regenerative bandage leverages the body's own healing mechanisms to heal painful, hard-to-treat diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), claims a new study. More...
19 Jun 2018
Image: The new implantable sensor is deisgned to monitor ICP (Photo courtesy of iStock).

Mobile ICP Device Monitors Brain Injury Patients

A fully implantable wireless intracranial pressure (ICP) sensor enables continuous telemetric monitoring of parenchymal ICP, including continuous waveforms. More...
13 Jun 2018
Image: An automated algorithm is designed to detect ventilated patients at risk of infection (Photo courtesy of Bigstock).

Automated System Identifies Ventilated Patients at Risk

An automated system for detecting mechanically ventilated patients at risk of ventilator-associated events surpasses traditional surveillance methods, according to a new study. More...
12 Jun 2018
Image: Professor Barry Marshall listening to a gut recording (Photo courtesy of Scitech.org.au).

Acoustic Technology Could Improve Diagnosis of IBS

A novel acoustic belt offers a new way to diagnose irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) by listening to the patient's gut, according to a new study. More...
11 Jun 2018
FIME - Informa
Image: The soft, foam-filled patch is designed to continuously monitor temperature (Photo courtesy of BST).

Wireless Patch Provides Continuous Temperature Monitoring

A soft, comfortable, disposable patch can significantly improve the way temperature is measured in the clinical environment. More...
06 Jun 2018
Image: Research shows cyclical pressurized TWO2 therapy cures recalcitrant ulcers (Photo courtesy of AOTI).

Cyclic Oxygen Therapy Effective for Chronic Skin Ulcerations

Adjunctive cyclic oxygen therapy devices help close chronic wounds, including venous, diabetic, and pressure ulcers. More...
05 Jun 2018

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