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US FDA approves Emerphed from Nexus Pharmaceuticals

The US Food and Drug Administration has approved Emerphed, the first and only premixed ephedrine in a ready-to-use 50 mg/10 mL vial, according to its maker, Nexus Pharmaceuticals. The ephedrine


Ultrasound provides much-needed answers for rebuilding lives in Nepal 

Promotional feature Dr Jesus Casado Cerrada, Internist at the Hospital Universitario de Getafe and Professor at the Universidad Europea, Madrid, Spain, has travelled to the Rasuwa district of Nepal to help a local


A targeted approach to pain management

Promotional feature Point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) has a significant role to play in pain management for patients around the world. Dr Victor Mayoral Rojals, Consultant Anaesthetist and head of the pain


Medovate secures distributors in US for SAFIRA

Medical device development company Medovate has concluded agreements with three companies to act as the exclusive distributors for its Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved SAFIRA (SAFer Injection for Regional Anaesthesia)


Anaesthesiologists launch CoVent-19 Challenge to boost ventilator design

A dozen anaesthesiology residents based in Boston have launched eight-week hackathon the CoVent-19 Challenge, hosted on, to design a rapidly deployable, minimum viable mechanical ventilator for patients with Covid-19-related


SleepAngel® Pillow: an effective barrier to coronavirus

Promotional feature The SleepAngel® pillow – available from Central Medical Supplies – can help reduce the risk of infection and has been tested against Human Coronavirus 229E, which includes COVID-19


17,000 doctors and nurses training during COVID-19 using virtual simulation technology

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals worldwide have an urgent need for doctors and nurses. Huge numbers of retired doctors and nurses have been called up – 20,000 in the


IMI Precision Engineering teams adapt to meet demand increase for ventilator components

IMI Precision Engineering has undertaken a rapid adaptation of its Switzerland-based manufacturing capability to meet the urgent requirement for more ventilator units from the life sciences marketplace. Production of the