We continue to develop resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic. See COVID-19 initiatives on Appropedia for more information.

Difference between revisions of "Masimo SpHb"

From Appropedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Line 17: Line 17:
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
===Peer-reviewed publication===
 
===Peer-reviewed publication===
* [http://www.appropedia.org Example External URL]
 
 
  Taylor RW et al. Crit Care Med. 2006;34(9):2302-8.
 
  Taylor RW et al. Crit Care Med. 2006;34(9):2302-8.
 
  Bernard AC et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2009; 208:931-937.
 
  Bernard AC et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2009; 208:931-937.

Revision as of 01:08, 20 May 2012

This Global Health Medical Device is designed for or implemented within resource-limited settings - Browse the devices - Add a device


SpHb Monitoring Technology
Health Topic Maternal mortality
Classification Preventative
Scope Commercialized
Location Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America

Problem being addressed

Women in developing countries are at great risk of post partum hemorrhaging. Due to this, they often have to have blood transfusions which are risky procedures that often lead to death, particularly in underdeveloped countries.

Detailed description of the solution

SpHb is a measurement device that allows hemoglobin count to be monitored. In hospitals where spHb has been used, clinicians have had to perform transfusions 87% less than usual.

Designed by

  • Designed by: Masimo

References

Peer-reviewed publication

Taylor RW et al. Crit Care Med. 2006;34(9):2302-8.
Bernard AC et al. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2009; 208:931-937.

Surgenor SD et al, for the Northern New England Cardiovascular Disease Study Group. Anesthesia & Analgesia. 2009;108:1741-1746. A New Look at Blood Transfusion. Joint Commission Perspectives on Patient Safety. 2007;1:1-12. Ehrenfeld JM et al. ASA. 2010. LB05.

Herwaldt LA. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2003;24(1):44-50.Butwick AJ et al. Int J Obstet Anesth. 2011;20(3):240-5.
... more about "Masimo SpHb"
Africa +, Asia +, Australia +, Europe +, North America +  and South America +
Commercialized +
Maternal mortality +