Cook Medical Expands Cricothyrotomy Offering for ‘Cannot Intubate, Cannot Ventilate’ Scenarios

Cook Medical has announced the Melker Cuffed Emergency Cricothyrotomy Catheter Set, a compact surgical set which it says is specifically packaged for performing Seldinger Cricothyrotomy procedures and ideal for smaller workspaces.

FDA Clears Covidien’s Puritan Bennett™ 980 Ventilator

Covidien plc has announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received U.S. FDA 510(k) clearance. The company says its new acute care ventilator is designed to be simple, safe and smart and to enable patients to breathe more naturally than with conventional mechanical ventilators.