Dehaier Medical Showcases Efficient Oxygen Supplement System at 2012 Military Surgical Symposium

BEIJING, Dec. 12, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. (Nasdaq:DHRM) ("Dehaier" or the "Company"), an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical devices and homecare medical products, presented its newly-developed Efficient Oxygen Supplement System ("EOS System") at the 2012 Military Surgical Symposium, held in Tianjin from November 30 to December 2, 2012.

The symposium was co-hosted by China's Committees of Military Surgery, War Trauma, Military First-Aid Medicine, Military Intensive Care Medicine, and Military Anesthesia and Resuscitation. The symposium featured presentations on forward-looking medical concepts and theories and best practices at the symposium.

During the seminar, Dehaier showcased its efficient oxygen supplement system, which helps to deliver high-flow, minimal resistance oxygen to patients. This device effectively increases the degree of blood oxygen saturation and accelerates the recovery of cell functions when patients experience severe hypoxia. Dehaier plans to expand the product's deployment into the first-aid rescue and disaster relief market by the end of 2012.

About Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd.

Dehaier is an emerging leader in the development, assembly, marketing and sale of medical products, including respiratory and oxygen homecare medical products. The company develops and assembles its own branded medical devices and homecare medical products from third-party components. The company also distributes products designed and manufactured by other companies, including medical devices from IMD (Italy), Welch Allyn (USA), HEYER (Germany), Timesco (UK), eVent Medical (US) and JMS (Japan). Dehaier's technology is based on six patents, nine software copyrights and proprietary technology. More information may be found at

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