IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 4, 2013) - Masimo (
EMMA was one of 65 products entered as a new, innovative product in emergency medical services. A committee narrowed the field to finalists, which were selected for in-depth evaluation at the recent EMS World Expo. Of those, 20 were selected as Top New Product Innovations to be featured in the December 2013 issue of EMSWorld Magazine, as well as on EMSWorld.com, and profiled in the January 2014 print issue.
Launched in July 2013, EMMA Capnograph offers clinicians assessment of end-tidal carbon dioxide (EtCO2) and respiration rate, as well as assisting in recognition of return to spontaneous circulation, for a variety of clinical settings, including emergency medicine and transport, ORs, ICUs, patient rooms, and clinics. Rugged, water-resistant and operational in first-responder and other clinically challenging conditions, EMMA Capnograph displays and monitors respiratory rate and EtCO2 continuously with full accuracy within 15 seconds when connected to a patient's breathing circuit. Powered by two standard AAA batteries, EMMA's portability allows for easy use during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and intubation in multiple points of care.
"We are honored that our EMMA Capnograph continues to earn high praise from all corners of the EMS industry," said Jon Coleman, Masimo President, Masimo Worldwide Sales, Professional Services and Medical Affairs. "The EMS World Top Innovation Award is particularly uplifting given the intensely competitive field of EMS devices."
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This press release includes forward-looking statements as defined in Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, in connection with the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations about future events affecting us and are subject to risks and uncertainties, all of which are difficult to predict and many of which are beyond our control and could cause our actual results to differ materially and adversely from those expressed in our forward-looking statements as a result of various risk factors, including, but not limited to: risks related to the performance of EMMA and its ability to provide end-tidal CO2 assessment during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and intubation for all patients in all clinical settings in just a few seconds; as well as other factors discussed in the "Risk Factors" section of our most recent reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), which may be obtained for free at the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in our forward-looking statements are reasonable, we do not know whether our expectations will prove correct. All forward-looking statements included in this press release are expressly qualified in their entirety by the foregoing cautionary statements. You are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of today's date. We do not undertake any obligation to update, amend or clarify these forward-looking statements or the "Risk Factors" contained in our most recent reports filed with the SEC, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as may be required under the applicable securities laws.
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