COMMENTARY: Review: Foam-based, constant low-pressure mattresses are better than standard hospital mattresses for reducing pressure ulcers
- Review: Foam-based, constant low-pressure mattresses are better than standard hospital mattresses for reducing pressure ulcers. Cullum, N // ACP Journal Club;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 142 Issue 1, p8
The article reports that foam-based, constant low-pressure mattresses are better than standard hospital mattresses for reducing pressure ulcers. Studies in any language and in any setting were selected if they were randomized controlled trials that evaluated low-technology, constant low-pressure...
- Valved shunt as a treatment for obstructive uropathy: does pressure make a difference? Kitagawa, Hiroaki; Seki, Yasuji; Nagae, Hideki; Aoba, Takeshi; Manabe, Shutaro; Ooyama, Kei; Koike, Junki; Takagi, Masayuki; Zuccollo, Jane; Tatsunami, Shinobu; Pringle, Kevin // Pediatric Surgery International;Apr2013, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p381
Purpose: A valved ventriculo-peritoneal shunt (V-P shunt) as a vesico-amniotic shunt (V-A shunt) preserves the filling/emptying cycle and normal bladder development in fetal lambs with bladder outlet obstruction. The optimal pressure for such shunts is unknown. Materials and methods: We created...
- Technological Development of the Forged Low Pressure Rotor of Nuclear Turbine in China. Wenlong Zhao; Qingxian Ma // Applied Mechanics & Materials;2014, Vol. 703, p430
The generation III nuclear technology (AP1000) has been introduced into China since 2006 along with the project of 1000 MW advanced passive pressurized water reactors which is a development of any of the generation II nuclear reactor designs incorporating evolutionary improvements in design...
- System aims to bridge mattress return problems. Thomas, Larry // Furniture/Today;11/19/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p27
Comments on the mattress return problems in the United States. Development of the Bedbridge, a metal support system to answer the problem; Replacement of wood slats with heavy-duty steel support beams; Efforts in convincing retailers to sell the support system.
- Below the radar: a fresh approach to innovation and development policy. Clark, Norman; Chataway, Joanna // International Journal of Technology Management & Sustainable Dev;2009, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p171
An introduction of the periodical is presented where the editor discusses several articles published in the issue including one on Enhancing the role of knowledge and innovation for development by Watu Wamae, another on Societal beliefs, scientific technologies and HIV/AIDS in Africa by Susan M....
- Pulse rate: Killer apps for high-tech health care. Alexander, Jessica; Chau, Tania // Time International (South Pacific Edition);09/22/97, Issue 38, Time Digital p5
Provides a glimpse at the breakthroughs in high-tech innovations in health care. The high-fidentlity ear implant; The new x ray equipmnet from Varian for bone and tissue shots; A retinal microchip to restore vision to the blind.
- Cleveland Clinic docs name innovation 'Top Ten' // Healthcare Benchmarks & Quality Improvement;Jan2009, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p12
A list of the Top Ten innovations in medicine, according to The Cleveland Clinic, is presented, which includes laproendoscopic single-site surgery (LESS), doppler-guided uterine artery occlusion, and use of circulating tumor cell technology.
- TECHNOLOGY showcase. // Medical Design Technology;Jul2002, Vol. 6 Issue 7, p14
Presents technological innovations in the medical field. Flexible chain conveyor system; Expanded converting capabilities; Vinyl guards for sharp medical instruments.
- CADTH examines the economic value of innovation. // PharmacoEconomics & Outcomes News;3/5/2011, Issue 623, p1
The article reports that the Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH) is asking for feedback on its discussion paper about innovation in health technology and its value.