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emergency room

Infection Control & Contamination Reduction

In this blog post, you can read more about containing and preventing the spread of contagious respiratory pathogens like the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (SARS-CoV-2).

operating room &
post anaesthesia care unit

Reducing the Occurrence of Postoperative Delirium

One in every five in-hospital patients is affected by Postoperative Delirium.([FOOTNOTE=Wilson, J. E. et al. Delirium. Nat. Rev. Dis. Prim. 6, (2020).],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=]) Delirium is an adverse complication that can occur in patients of any age, from children to the elderly, and is associated with a considerable amount of distress for patients and caregivers.([FOOTNOTE=Aldecoa C, Bettelli G, Bilotta F, et al. European Society of Anaesthesiology evidence-based and consensus-based guideline on postoperative delirium [published correction appears in Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2018 Sep;35(9):718-719]. Eur J Anaesthesiol. 2017;34(4):192-214.],[ANCHOR=],[LINK=])

Fortunately, advanced science and extensive research has led to preventative methods which can help reduce the occurrence of delirium.


The Puritan Bennett™ 840 Versus the Puritan Bennett™ 980 Ventilators

Are you considering an upgrade of your Puritan Bennett™ 840 mechanical ventilator with the Puritan Bennett™ 980 mechanical ventilator? Or are you evaluating these mechanical ventilators for the first time?

Compare the two so you can understand some important differences and make the right decision for your hospital.

Medtronic Patient Monitoring & Respiratory Interventions EMEA