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Advanced technology manufacturer Consort Medical has announced a new commercial supply agreement with AstraZeneca for its Bespak proprietary respirator devices. more

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University of Surry researchers have created a ‘sneezometer’ that is sensitive enough to measure the speed of a sneeze and can also help to diagnose respiratory conditions like asthma more

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Aerogen has received the 2015 Zenith Award for respiratory care excellence by the American Association of Respiratory Care (AARC) more

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Cambridge Design Partnership has announced a wearable device designed to measure and monitor vital signs of trauma patients in emergency situations more

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Source: GE Healthcare.

CareFusion has completed the acquisition of specialty plastic single use disposables manufacturer Vital Signs. more

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Study finds that breath monitoring devices are a practical and accurate method of measuring ventilation for patients undergoing endoscopic procedures under sedation. respiR8 may provide early warning of impending respiratory abnormalities. more

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Teleflex LMA Mask.

Source: Teleflex. LMA is a registered trade mark.

Teleflex's acquisition of Ultimate Medical has added to its laryngeal masks and other airway management portfolio. more

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Implantable Eviva polysulfone (PSU) resin from Solvay Specialty Polymers was chosen for biocompatibility, dimensional stability, and MRI compatibility.

Source: Solvay Specialty Polymers.

Solvay Specialty Polymers has announced two medical applications for its sulfone polymer technology, an implantable drug infusion system made from PSU and a highly durable non-implantable ventilator fan made from PPSU. more

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