Short takes

Friday, October 31, 2008

The FDA has given Research Triangle Park, N.C.-based Teleflex Medical the OK to market the Hudson RCI Neb-U-Mask, a respiratory device that allows delivery of both aerosolized medication and a high concentration of medical gases to treat acute asthma exacerbations, the manufacturer announced Sept. 30…Invacare and Invacare Top End were two of 10 major sponsors of a new event for injured veterans organized by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The event, the National Veterans Summer Sports Clinic, took place Sept. 28-Oct. 3 in the San Diego area…Radnor, Pa.-based RecoverCare, a manufacturer of bariatric, wound care and safe patient handling products and services, has acquired a majority interest in T.H.E. Medical, it announced in October. Barrie, Ontario-based T.H.E. Medical manufactures safe patient handling and transfer equipment and services.