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Clinical trial data regarding NKTR-061 will be presented at ATS International Conference
... in ventilated patients diagnosed with hospital or ventilator
associated pneumonia. This new inhaled antibiotics...cs to the deep lungs, both within and outside of a ventilator
system. The result is a potentially faster-acting, potentially more effective treatment modality whi...
Study assesses lung treatments for premature babies
...y damaged trying to function without it, even with ventilator
support. Neonatologists try to prevent damage by...natologists are increasingly taking babies off the ventilator
at the same time surfactant is given. Prenatal steroids, which accelerate lung maturity, are given t...
UBC researchers find new superbug weapon for near-empty antibiotics arsenal
...cs in combating common hospital infections such as ventilator
associated pneumonia, post-surgical infections, high dose chemotherapy and infections arising from insertion of catheters or other medical devices. "We now have a powerful new tool that will allow us to stop infection before it starts it's a new c...
Carbon monoxide protects lung cells against oxygen-induced damage
...ly involves hooking the patient up to a mechanical ventilator
and giving them almost pure oxygen (95 percent oxygen and 5 percent carbon dioxide). However, recent studies in animals have shown that prolonged exposure to an elevated level of oxygen, or hyperoxia, can cause long-term lung injury that resembles AR...
...iate treatment, including putting the patient on a ventilator
and giving him botulinum antitoxin. The patient made a full recovery. The team of doctors who treated the man, a team by led Professor Sanjeev Krishna (St George's Hospital, University of London), says that the incidence of wound botulism followin...
Early treatment prevents lasting breathing problems in some premature babies
...out 1 pound to 3 pounds) at birth and who needed a ventilator
to help them breathe. In one study, patients were treated with iNO within the first 48 hours of life; in the other study, treatment began between 1 week and 3 weeks of age. Combined, the studies reveal important benefits without adverse effects from ...
VIASYS Healthcare Neonatal Pediatric Fellowship Award
...e was selected for the award for helping to secure ventilator
equipment and providing mechanical ventilation and ventilator
maintenance training to Belizean nurses and physicians. "During our first trip we repaired an old do...
Children who stop breathing during sleep show brain damage
...t bedtime. A family vacation requires lugging the ventilator
on planes and to hotel rooms. A few years ago, ventilators weren't available, and CCHS children died young. Now ventilators are enabling these children to live past adolescence, when they often unwittingly kill themselves by falling asleep after d...
Inhaled nitric oxide protects premature infants' brains
...n given to these premature infants on a mechanical ventilator
in the first week of hospitalization reduced by nearly half the number of children with abnormal mental development at age 2. This study follows a 2003 report by the same group showing that inhaled nitric oxide decreased the risk of chronic lung dise...