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Deoxyepinephrine

Deoxyepinephrine, also known by the common names N-methyldopamine and epinine, is an organic compound and natural product that is structurally related to the important neurotransmitters dopamine and epinephrine. All three of these compounds also ...

                                               

N,N-Dimethyldopamine

N, N -Dimethyldopamine is an organic compound belonging to the phenethylamine family. It is related structurally to the alkaloid epinine and to the major neurotransmitter dopamine. Because of its structural relationship to dopamine, DMDA has been ...

                                               

3-O-Methyldopa

3- O -Methyldopa is one of the most important metabolites of L -DOPA, a drug used in the treatment of the Parkinsons disease. 3-O-methyldopa produced by methylation of L-DOPA by the enzyme catechol-o-methyltransferase. The essential cofactor for ...

                                               

Metro TeenAIDS

Metro TeenAIDS was a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. in operation from 1988 to 2015. MTA addressed the severe HIV/AIDS epidemic in the National Capital region by focusing on the needs of children and youth. For more than 25 years ...

                                               

Anesthesia cart

Anesthesia carts are hospital devices used to store tools that are necessary for aid during procedures that require administration of anesthesia. Anesthesia refers to the use of drugs to subdue a patients mind and prevent him or her from feeling ...

                                               

Fresh gas flow

Fresh gas flow refers to the mixture of medical gases and volatile anaesthetic agents which is produced by an anaesthetic machine. The flow rate and composition of the fresh gas flow is determined by the anaesthetist. Usually, fresh gas flow ente ...

                                               

Laryngeal mask airway

A laryngeal mask airway - also known as laryngeal mask - is a medical device that keeps a patients airway open during anaesthesia or unconsciousness. It is a type of supraglottic airway device. Laryngeal mask consists of a respiratory tube that c ...

                                               

Schimmelbusch mask

The Schimmelbusch mask is an open breathing system for delivering an anesthetic. The device was invented by Curt Schimmelbusch in 1889, and was used until the 1950s. The device consists of a wire frame which is covered with several beds of gauze ...

                                               

Central venous catheter

A central venous catheter, also known as a central line, central venous line, or central venous access catheter, is a catheter placed into a large vein. It is a form of venous access. Catheters can be placed in veins in the neck, chest, groin, or ...

                                               

Groshong line

Groshongs may be left in place for extended periods and are used when long-term intravenous therapy is needed, such as for chemotherapy. Similar to the Hickman line, the tip of the catheter is in the superior vena cava, and the catheter is tunnel ...

                                               

Hickman line

A Hickman line is a central venous catheter most often used for the administration of chemotherapy or other medications, as well as for the withdrawal of blood for analysis. Some types are used mainly for the purpose of apheresis or dialysis. Hic ...

                                               

Insulin port

An insulin port functions as a medication delivery channel directly into the subcutaneous tissue. When applying the injection port, an insertion needle guides a soft cannula under the skin. Once applied, the insertion needle is removed and only t ...

                                               

Intermittent catheterisation

Intermittent catheterization is a medical technique used in conditions where patients need either short term catheter-based management of the urinary bladder or as a daily habit for life. Intermittent catheterization is considered the gold-standa ...

                                               

Peripheral venous catheter

In medicine, a peripheral venous catheter, peripheral venous line or peripheral venous access catheter is a catheter placed into a peripheral vein for venous access to administer intravenous therapy such as medication fluids.

                                               

Peripherally inserted central catheter

A peripherally inserted central catheter, less commonly called a percutaneous indwelling central catheter, is a form of intravenous access that can be used for a prolonged period of time for administration of substances that should not be done pe ...

                                               

Diabetes management software

Diabetes Management Software refers to software tools that run on personal computers and personal digital assistants to help persons with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes manage the data associated with: Coaching of dose corrections. Manual log entries ...

                                               

Infusion set

An infusion set is used with devices such as an insulin pump. The purpose of an infusion set is to deliver insulin under the skin, fullfilling a similar function like an intravenous line. It is a complete tubing system to connect an insulin pump ...

                                               

Injection port

An injection port is a medical device used for the administration of insulin or other physician approved medicine into the subcutaneous tissue. The device is similar to infusion sets used by insulin pumps, except it is configured to receive a syr ...

                                               

Insulin pen

An insulin pen is used to inject insulin for the treatment of diabetes. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It is composed of an insulin cartridge and a dial to measure the dose, and is used with disposable pen needles to deliver the d ...

                                               

IBM 2997

The earliest roots of IBMs development of the IBM 2997 Blood cell Separator lay in the personal tragedy of one of IBMs development engineers, George Judson. In 1962, Judsons son, Tom, was diagnosed with leukemia. His physician was able to have To ...

                                               

Adeli suit

The ADELI Suit was originally designed for the Soviet space program in 1971. The purpose then was to give the cosmonauts in space a way to counter the effects of long-term weightlessness on the body. The suit is currently used to treat children w ...

                                               

Back brace

A back brace is a device designed to limit the motion of the spine in cases of fracture or in post-operative fusions, as well as a preventative measure against some progressive conditions. Common back braces include: Rigid Hard braces: These brac ...

                                               

Compression belt

A compression belt is a type of spinal brace worn around the waist and lower back that compresses the abdomen, centers the bodys mass, and effectively decompresses the spine. As a result, the user experiences improved posture and core stability, ...

                                               

DAFO

A DAFO is a brand name for some lower extremity braces that provide thin, flexible, external support to the foot, ankle and/or lower leg. They have the particularity to fit firmly the ankle and correct concisely the foot deformity within special ...

                                               

Interbody fusion cage

An interbody fusion cage is a prosthesis used in spinal fusion procedures to maintain foraminal height and decompression. They are cylindrical or square-shaped devices, and usually threaded. There are several varieties: the Harms cage, Ray cage, ...

                                               

Leatt-Brace

The Leatt-Brace is a neck brace designed to help reduce neck injuries in helmeted sports, including Supercross, motocross, enduro, roadracing, downhill-type mountain biking, BMX, ATV, street riding, karting, and snowmobiling. The brace is markete ...

                                               

Pelvic binder

A pelvic binder is a device used to compress the pelvis in those with a pelvic fracture in an effort to stop bleeding. They are specifically recommended for open book pelvic fractures and might not be useful in those with lateral compression frac ...

                                               

Barbed suture

A barbed suture is a type of knotless surgical suture that has barbs on its surface. While suturing tissue, these barbs penetrate inside the tissue and lock them into place, eliminating the need for knots to tie the suture. Conventional sutures r ...

                                               

Monocryl

Monocryl is a synthetic, absorbable suture manufactured in Cornelia, Georgia, USA, and trademarked by Ethicon. It is composed of poliglecaprone 25, which is a copolymer of glycolide and epsilon-caprolactone. It comes both dyed and undyed and is a ...

                                               

Prolene

Prolene is a synthetic, monofilament, nonabsorbable polypropylene suture. It is indicated for skin closure and general soft tissue approximation and ligation. Its advantages include minimal tissue reactivity and durability. Disadvantages include ...

                                               

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute

Illinois Bone and Joint Institute, founded in 1990, is one of the largest independent physician-owned orthopaedic practices in the United States, with over 90 certified and trained physicians and surgeons with expertise in every orthopaedic areas ...

                                               

Lupus Center of Excellence at West Penn Allegheny Health System

The Lupus Center of Excellence at West Penn Allegheny Health System, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a comprehensive care center and regional referral center for the treatment and study of lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and related disease. In ...

                                               

Reno CyberKnife

Reno CyberKnife is a cancer treatment center in Reno, Nevada specializing in stereotactic radiosurgery. The center is a service of Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center and is also a part of Saint Mary’s Brain Tumor Center. Reno CyberKnife is the ...

                                               

University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center

The University of Michigan Rogel Cancer Center is a cancer research and treatment institution based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States. The Rogel Cancer Center is affiliated with the University of Michigan and Michigan Medicine.

                                               

Voluntary hospital

Voluntary hospitals were created from the eighteenth century in the United Kingdom. In America, Ireland and Australia voluntary hospitals were established later. They can be distinguished from municipal hospitals which were publicly owned, and pr ...

                                               

Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center

The Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center is a nonprofit 501 medical services provider in the borough of Brooklyn, New York City. Brookdale’s primary and secondary service areas together comprise 1 million residents. It serves most of ...

                                               

Royal Northern Hospital

The Royal Northern Hospital was a general hospital on Holloway Road, London N7, near Tollington Way. It had inpatient, outpatient, accident and emergency facilities and was also a centre for postgraduate education.

                                               

AdventHealth Wauchula

AdventHealth Wauchula, is an acute care facility that is part of AdventHealth in Wauchula, Florida, United States.

                                               

Adventist Health Selma

Adventist Health Selma is a 57-bed acute-care community hospital that serves communities in southern Fresno County. Adventist Health Selma is a part of the Seventh-day Adventist hospital system and is division of Adventist Health known as the "Ad ...

                                               

Dixie Regional Medical Center

Dixie Regional Medical Center is a 284-bed hospital located on two campuses in St. George, Utah, United States. DRMC is the major medical referral center for northwestern Arizona, southeastern Nevada and southern Utah. DRMC is fully accredited by ...

                                               

Brookwood Baptist Health

Brookwood Baptist Health is a network of hospitals, outpatient centers and clinics headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. It is owned by Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare. The system is the result of a merger between Brookwood Medical Center and Bapti ...

                                               

Abrazo Central Campus

Abrazo Central Campus formerly called Phoenix Baptist Hospital opened in 1963. In 1999, Phoenix Baptist and Arrowhead Hospitals were acquired by Vanguard Health Systems. In 2003, Vanguard established Abrazo Community Health Network formerly Abraz ...

                                               

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus is an acute care hospital located in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States. Abrazo Scottsdale Campus offers orthopedic services, sports medicines, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, surgical weight loss procedu ...

                                               

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus Arizona

Abrazo Scottsdale Campus is an acute care hospital located in Phoenix, Arizona, in the United States. Abrazo Scottsdale Campus offers orthopedic services, sports medicines, rehabilitation services, diagnostic imaging, surgical weight loss procedu ...

                                               

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center

Sierra Vista Regional Medical Center is a 164-bed tertiary acute-care hospital in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. It is owned by Tenet Healthcare Corporation. The hospital is a trauma center III level and offers a number of services, ...

                                               

Trinity Regional Medical Center

Trinity Regional Medical Center is a regional medical center located in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The hospital has 200 licensed beds, and in addition provides support to a number of smaller hospitals in northwest Iowa. The hospital is affiliated with Uni ...

                                               

Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton

Naval Medical Research Unit Dayton is a biomedical research laboratory of the United States Navy in Dayton, Ohio. It is one of seven subordinate commands of the Naval Medical Research Center and incorporates two research divisions. The Environmen ...

                                               

Naval Medical Research Unit Two

Naval Medical Research Unit Two is a biomedical research laboratory of the US Navy established with the purpose to study infectious diseases of potential military significance in Asia. NAMRU-2 is officially registered as a subordinate command of ...

                                               

Rosemary Gordon

Rosemary Gordon, was a naturalised British academic, clinical psychologist and leading analytical psychologist and writer. She was a Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Psychological Socie ...

                                               

Neil Douglas (physician)

Sir Neil James Douglas is a medical doctor and was president of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh 2004–2010 and chairman of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges 2009–2012.

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