negative-pressure

negative-pressure

adjective Referring to a ventilation system designed so that air flows from the corridors into an isolation room, ensuring that contaminated air does not pass from the isolation room to other parts of the facility.
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PICO NPWT is a negative-pressure wound therapy device to treat surgical site infection (SSI).
Background: Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) involve the application of controlled negative pressure on the wound.
Maryland Heights, MO, May 02, 2017 --(PR.com)-- Negative-pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a therapeutic technique using a vacuum dressing to promote healing in acute or chronic wounds and enhance healing of second and third degree burns.
Effect of negative-pressure wound therapy on open fractures of the lower limb.
The disposable hand-activated Nanova Therapy Unit can be used up to 30 days with multiple dressings, providing a cost-effective way for clinicians to continue negative-pressure wound therapy outside the hospital setting.
Configure as a positive- or negative-pressure room, with A/C and humidity control.
Eginton MT, Brown KR, Seabrook GR et al 2003 A prospective randomized evaluation of negative-pressure wound dressings for diabetic foot wounds Annals of Vascular Surgery 17 (6) 645-9
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers have concluded in a study that negative-pressure wound therapy does not necessarily promote healing.
The FDA has warned health care providers and patients to be vigilant for potentially life-threatening complications with the use of negative-pressure wound-therapy devices.
Terra Universal's modular Bio-Safe[TM] Cleanrooms can be configured as either positive-or negative-pressure rooms.