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The new Ambit PreSet ambulatory infusion pump for management of postoperative pain has received FDA approval. The pump ...

Time June 25, 2006
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Recently FDA cleared, the DIRECTVIEW DR 3000 system’s operator console enhances productivity while the motorized ...

Time June 25, 2006
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The Crosstown 1200 Motorized Stretchair is a self-contained transportation system capable of functioning in both chair ...

Time June 25, 2006
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The NovaPACS OR Viewer from NovaRad Corp. allows physicians to compare old and new images side by side and view images ...

Time June 25, 2006
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The 30-inch wide Action G2 Bariatric Pad is tested clinically effective to 500 pounds. The Shear Smart surface of Akton ...

Time June 25, 2006
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The Compu•cutter III is less than half the size of its predecessor without sacrificing quality and accuracy. It is ...

Time June 25, 2006
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The ME511L 5 megapixel LCD is now FDA 510k approved for use in all digital mammography applications. Totoku’s ME511L is ...

Time June 25, 2006
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Mary Washington Hospital (MWH), part of MediCorp Health Systems in Fredericksburg, VA, has been the area’s premier ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Rick Dana Barlow

Acquiring used equipment carries with it certain stereotypes that span the spectrum of good to bad. Facilities that ...

Time June 22, 2006
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All hospitals today face challenges, but none comes close to matching the recent experiences of Louisiana hospitals ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Cristen Bolan

A 30-year-old woman arrives in the emergency room with “abdominal cramping and vaginal bleeding. A physical examination ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Steven R. Renard

It is no surprise that during the past several years, the number of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Kim Phelan

When mechanical ventilation is initiated for surgical and acute-unit patients, protecting the fragile lungs while ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Not too long ago, the capability of precisely directing and guiding a potent beam of radiation to eradicate a cancerous tumor without harming the healthy tissue around it was a pipe dream. Fodder for the imagination and science fiction.

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | rick dana barlow

Editor’s Note: This is the result of a “virtual” roundtable discussion on image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) with Drs ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Maureen Leahy

For most of us, handheld devices put the “fun” in functional. In the medical world, these tools do much more — they help save lives.

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | John Hall

Few medical devices are credited with preventing death and are used so rarely as automated external defibrillators (AEDs ...

Time June 22, 2006
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ACT: What are some of the scenarios — decisions or investments — in which a hospital might want to consider doing a ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Daniel J. Valentino, Ph.D.

Digital imaging is now ubiquitous in medicine. Contemporary imaging modalities are generating an ever-increasing amount ...

Time June 22, 2006
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Feature | Rick Dana Barlow

Talk to the purveyors and supporters of digital radiography (DR) and you’ll hear that it’s the wave of the future and ultimately where the technology is headed – arguably replacing its earlier generation sibling, computed radiography (CR). However, raise that prospect with the CR crowd and you’ll likely hear something dramatically different.

Time June 22, 2006
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