Computerized system boosts patient safety

A fascinating product on display in a very low-key manner at MD&M East in Philadelphia last week shows future trends in both medical care and plastics contract manufacturing in the United States.

Mack Molding (Arlington, VT) showed the first computer-assisted personalized sedation (CAPS) system. Developed by Sedasys, a Division of Ethicon Endo-Surgery, the system is said to reduce risks associated with oversedation and facilitate faster patient recovery. Plus, anesthesiologists do no need to be involved for procedures such as colonoscopies....

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