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New Hands-Free Injection Device for Home Care


10 September, 2012 | medical equipment, News

Solving common problems patients face, American medical technology company BD is developing an innovative injection device that addresses a few classic drawbacks for patients who need to receive injectables; adherence and convenience. If medication is difficult or inconvenient to take, chances are patients will be more prone to miss doses which can impair the success [...]

The Benefits of Pulse Oximetry


7 November, 2011 | MedWOW, Pulse Oximeters

Pulse oximetry is a continuous and non-invasive method of measuring the level of arterial oxygen saturation in blood. The measurement is taken by placing a sensor on a patient, usually on the fingertip for adults, and the hand or foot for infants. The sensor is connected to the pulse oximetry instrument with a patient cable. The pulse oximetry sensor collects signal data from the patient and sends it to the instrument.