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Establish and maintain an airway

Our airway management products facilitate successful intubation, airway exchange, and emergency airway access.

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Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) needles

At Cook, we were among the first to recognize the clinical impact of EBUS procedures. That's why we focused our expertise as market leaders in ultrasound needles to create a full range of EchoTip® EBUS needles to meet your sampling needs.

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Endobronchial blockers for one-lung ventilation

Our endobronchial blockers allow one-lung ventilation through a conventional single-lumen endotracheal tube that is designed to be easier to place and pose a lower risk of trauma to internal structures than a double-lumen tube.

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Percutaneous tracheostomy products

Our Ciaglia Blue Rhino® Advanced Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducers are designed to maximize operator control during a tracheostomy procedure.

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Chest tubes for pleural and pericardial drainage

We offer an extensive line of chest tubes for removing both air and fluid from the pleural and pericardial spaces. These products are available in a variety of sizes and design configurations.

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Bloodstream infections hurt

CRBSIs and CLABSIs hurt patients, their families, and hospitals. Learn more about how catheter-related bloodstream infections hurt and how Cook Spectrum® technology can help prevent them.

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Organized for safety from start to finish

Our Cook Turbo-Flo® HD Acute Hemodialysis Catheter Sets and Trays provide a convenient assortment of components that are designed to support you every step the way when placing an acute hemodialysis catheter at the bedside. The tray is ergonomically designed and sequentially organized to promote procedural efficiency.

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Upcoming Events
American Society of Anesthesia (ASA)
October 19, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Orlando, Florida
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American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST-ACCP)
October 19, 2019 - October 23, 2019
Orlando, Florida
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American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)
October 27, 2019 - October 30, 2019
Denver, Colorado
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Postgraduate Assembly of Anesthesiology (PGA)
December 7, 2019 - December 11, 2019
New York, New York
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Latest News

August 30th, 2019
A pleural effusion can develop from more than 60 different causes¹ and affects 1.5 million patients per year in the US.2 A patient with a pleural disease can receive treatment from practitioners of any number of hospital specialties, including internal…

August 29th, 2019
Cook Medical’s Critical Care team will be attending the CHEST Annual Meeting 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. We’ll be hosting an in-booth presentation, “Performing ultrasound-guided pleural procedures,” on Monday, October 21 and Tuesday, October 22. The details of the event…

September 15th, 2017
Zoe is a Critical Care product manager for EMEA. She is based in the United Kingdom. From May 7-9, I attended the 18th annual congress for the European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ECTES) in Bucharest, Romania. Resuscitative endovascular balloon…

August 15th, 2017
At Cook, we were among the first to recognize the clinical impact of EBUS procedures. That’s why we focused our expertise as market leaders in ultrasound needles to create a full range of EchoTip® EBUS needles to meet your sampling needs.…

June 13th, 2017
Our Ciaglia Blue Rhino® G2 Advanced Percutaneous Tracheostomy Introducer is designed to maximize operator control during a tracheostomy procedure. View each of our tracheostomy product’s indications for use, specifications, components, and other resources by clicking the links below. Ciaglia Blue…

June 13th, 2017
We offer an extensive line of chest tubes for removing both air and fluid from the pleural and pericardial spaces. These products are available in a variety of sizes and design configurations. View each product’s indications for use, specifications, components,…

April 20th, 2017
Our endobronchial blockers allow one-lung ventilation through a conventional single-lumen endotracheal tube that is easier to place and poses a lower risk of trauma to internal structures than a double-lumen tube.1  View each product’s indications for use, specifications, components, and other resources…

November 15th, 2016
Now you can explore our complete line of difficult airway products all in one place. On this mobile-friendly site, you can discover how our products facilitate successful intubation, airway exchange, and emergency airway access. Intubation Our intubating introducers allow you to provide oxygen…

October 31st, 2016
Professor Giulio Frova offers insight into the world of anesthesiology, how he came up with the idea for the Frova Intubating Introducer, and how to handle difficult intubations. What inspired you to pursue a career in anesthesiology? It was a…

October 13th, 2016
Early mobility has become an increasingly important topic in critical care medicine. To help spread the word on this key issue, we talked to Dr. Paul Marik and Dr. Bruce Friedman, two intensivists at the forefront of this topic. Why…

June 17th, 2016
The plenary sessions at the 36th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine (ISICEM) offered valuable clinical perspective in the areas of airway management and enteral feeding. If you weren’t able to be there, here were some of the notable takeaways.…

April 5th, 2016
Professor Peter Charters during a Cook Medical interview at WAMM 2015 In this video, airway management pioneer Professor Peter Charters begins his presentation at the World Airway Management Meeting (WAMM) in Dublin with a demonstration of the Aintree Intubation Catheter for a laryngeal mask airway exchange. Professor Charters then explains multiple difficult laryngeal…

February 3rd, 2016
With a company the size of Cook, chances are that our patients and their caregivers could also be our coworkers and friends. Scott, a trainer in Cook's fitness center, is the Dad of a 13-month-old "tubie." In preparation for Feeding…

January 27th, 2016
From November 12-14, the UK-based Difficult Airway Society (DAS) and the US-based Society for Airway Management (SAM) combined their annual meetings into the first World Airway Management Meeting (WAMM). Held in Dublin, this international event welcomed nearly 1,500 delegates from around…

November 23rd, 2015
One of the largest and most influential critical care meetings took place in Montreal. CHEST 2015, led by the American College of Chest Physicians, brought together expert faculty, offering the latest advances in pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Topics…

November 23rd, 2015
The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) hosted Anesthesiology® 2015 in San Diego. With over 13,000 attendees from 90 countries, the conference provided a great opportunity for industry and medical professionals to come together to share ideas, network, and discuss the…

July 15th, 2015
A look back at ATS 2015 From May 15-20, physicians and scientists from around the world gathered in Denver at the Colorado Convention Center for the ATS 2015 International Conference to discover the latest information on clinical, basic, and translational science in pulmonary, critical care, and…

January 7th, 2015
Join more than 6,000 members of the critical care community for five days of progressive educational sessions, hands-on workshops and interactive discussions. Held at the Phoenix Convention Center from January 17-21, SCCM's 44th Critical Care Congress will give attendees the chance to delve…

December 19th, 2014
Kahil This month, we sat down with Kahil, who was recently promoted to a regional manager role for the south central portion of the US. This month he is celebrating his five-year anniversary with Cook. When did you join Cook? I…

October 24th, 2014
Honoring a visionary can be challenging to do. But when that visionary is Dr. Pasquale “Pat” Ciaglia the decision to support a memorial lectureship in his honor was a no-brainer for us at Cook. We are excited for our trip to Austin,…

October 1st, 2014
This month, we sat down with Kerri, our Regional Manager for the southeastern portion of the U.S. She is part of a team at Cook that is developing solutions to better serve our military personnel and veterans.  What spurred you…

August 26th, 2014
As we look back on our history with Dr. Pat Ciaglia, we talked to Staffan Grigholm, a retired employee who was one of our company's original seven sales representatives. Staffan (in plaid pants) made the initial contact between Cook and Dr.…

August 19th, 2014
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) is a procedure that has impacted millions of lives. But it didn’t happen overnight. From a chance encounter with a physician inventor, to sales reps being laughed out of offices, it’s hard to believe that PDT…

August 12th, 2014
In the field of critical care, bedside procedures are both life-saving and cost-saving. During our Innovations in Bedside Procedures Vista course, clinicians learn to master these procedures to treat critically ill patients at the bedside while avoiding the large price tag associated…

July 31st, 2014
Fall is a great time of year for the Critical Care division at Cook. In addition to enjoying some cooler weather, we’ve got a lot in store including Vista courses and an exciting season of trade shows. Check out where…

July 8th, 2014
Having options is helpful, particularly when it comes to patient care. Vascular access is no exception. When it comes to treating patients that present with unique situations or needs, it’s good to have options to customize treatment. The members of Novation,…

June 13th, 2014
What do you do at Cook? I am a District Manager in Critical Care. My territory includes most of Tennessee, portions of Kentucky, Mississippi, and Alabama. How long have you been with Cook? I joined Cook in June 2009. Where…

June 4th, 2014
In-services are a powerful way to provide value to our customers and ultimately help patients. I recently worked with a hospital in Washington to provide training at an all-day difficult airway in-service for more than 100 certified registered nurse anesthetists…

May 14th, 2014
We are looking forward to the American Thoracic Society’s International Conference in San Diego this weekend.  ATS 2014 will offer the latest information on clinical, basic and translational science in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine. ATS is one of…

March 12th, 2014
When a patient loses an airway, physicians often only have seconds to make a life-saving decision. The opportunity to successfully treat patients when their lives hang in the balance is why we have collaborated with physicians for years to develop…

March 4th, 2014
Patient safety is something I’ve become particularly passionate about since I started working at Cook. Every day in the US approximately 54 people die from catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs)1. That number doesn’t include the hundreds of thousands of people that…

February 26th, 2014
Steven may not be the oldest member of the Critical Care sales team, but he’s already leaving a mark in his size 15 shoes. What do you do? I am the Critical Care District Manager based out of Tampa, FL. When…

January 15th, 2014
What do you do? I am a product manager for Cook MyoSite. Before that, I served as the global product manager for Cook Medical's Critical Care division for seven years. When did you join Cook? I started as a QAC laboratory analyst in 2005. What motivated you when you were…

November 8th, 2013
Did you know that 54 lives are lost everyday in the U.S. because of catheter-related bloodstream infections? That's 54 people who are family members, colleagues and friends. When these infections are preventable, we want EVERYONE to know. You may ask,…

October 10th, 2013
We're excited to be at the American Society of Anesthesiologists’ Annual Meeting, ANESTHESIOLOGY 2013, in San Francisco this month. "My favorite part of ASA is talking shop with physicians I've met over the years," said Walter Mitchell, one of Critical…

February 15th, 2013
Healthcare Purchasing News, a publication for supply chain leadership, recently featured Cook Medical's antimicrobial-impregnated central venous catheters. Dan Sirota discussed Spectrum® technology with journalist Susan Cantrell and explained both the patient and financial impact of using Spectrum. "Cook Medical’s Spectrum…
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