Knowing how much oxygen is left in the tank could be a matter of life and death.
As a kid growing up in Fort Worth, Texas I had little interest in ambulances or medicine. I do remember one thing about the ambulances in the late 1960s in that they always had signs on the side that stated “oxygen equipped” in big letters.
NEW YORK (AP) — Worldwide, the number of men using traditional tobacco products has finally started to decline, health officials said Thursday.
While quantitative waveform capnography and pulse oximetry are both infrared technologies and may seem like similar measurements, they assess very different things.
A new report is shining a spotlight on a deadly problem in Rhode Island: Intubated patients are arriving to hospitals in ambulances with breathing tubes that lead to the patient’s stomach – not the lungs.
NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say they have more evidence that a certain chemical compound is a culprit in a national outbreak of vaping illnesses.
What the Greeks called “combustion,” we now call metabolism and what they called “smoke,” today is termed carbon dioxide.
The American Medical Association on Tuesday called for an immediate ban on all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices.
The number of vaping illnesses in the U.S. is still rising, but at a slower pace.
A Michigan teenager was the recipient of what could be the first double lung transplant on a person whose lungs were severely damaged from vaping, health officials said Tuesday.