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The remarkable OxiMax™ platform opens up a whole new world of sensor innovation that helps provide better patient care. Unlike our earlier technology, each OxiMax™ sensor contains a digital memory chip that stores all the calibration and operating characteristics for that type of sensor. This system gives Nellcor™ far greater flexibility in sensor design compared with other manufacturers..
DUBLIN, Ireland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Covidien plc (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products and recognized innovator in patient monitoring and respiratory care devices, today announced its Puritan Bennett™ 980 ventilator has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 510(k) clearance.
Mobility is one of the best features of today’s ventilators for home use. Most attach easily to a wheelchair or may be carried in a backpack. Because many ventilators are small, lightweight and include internal and external batteries, they can accompany the patient traveling by car, train, boat or plane.
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