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Masimo gets FDA clearance for Centroid patient monitoring sensor

Masimo gets FDA clearance for Centroid patient monitoring sensor

Masimo, a US medical device company, has received clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for Centroid, the company’s wearable, wireless patient orientation, activity, and respiration rate sensor. Centroid is said to aid clinicians in monitoring patient position to avoid preventable pressure ulcers. Besides, it can alert clinicians to sudden movements like fall-like […]

The Global Issue of Pressure Ulcers and Methods to Prevention

Around the world, 15.3% of patients in a variety of care facilities suffer from pressure ulcers – a painful, debilitating condition that wreaks havoc on quality of life. As the population of older individuals continues to rise, the concern over the occurrence of and subsequent cost of care related to pressure ulcers increases as well. […]

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