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2010-03-23 06:45:00

Antimicrobial, Safety Devices and PICCs to Drive Market Growth VANCOUVER, March 23 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new global report series by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading authority in medical device, dental and pharmaceutical market research, the U.S.

2010-02-24 09:07:19

A comparison of two strategies for treating severe sepsis or septic shock finds that using lactate levels measured in blood samples showed a similar short-term survival rate compared to a treatment regimen using central venous oxygen saturation measured using a specialized catheter.

2010-01-22 13:49:28

Pediatric hospitals can significantly decrease the number of bloodstream infections from central venous catheters by following some low-tech rules: Insert the catheter correctly and, above all, keep everything squeaky clean after that.

2009-10-19 11:53:04

It is common practice to insert totally implantable venous access devices (TIVADs) in cancer patients beginning a course of chemotherapy to eliminate potential peripheral venous access problems; however, risk factors impacting the survival of TIVADs remain unclear.

2009-07-22 07:07:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group (MRG), the global authority on medical technology market intelligence, the recent Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) cuts to reimbursement for hospital-acquired infections are resulting in adoption of antimicrobial-coated access devices, including dialysis catheters and central venous catheters (CVCs).

2009-05-11 10:00:00

Simulation-based program helps healthcare providers build competence and confidence while keeping infections at bay DENVER, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) will launch the SimSuite Central Line Management Program at AACN's National Teaching Institute (NTI) and Critical Care Exposition, the world's largest conference for nurses who care for acutely and critically ill patients, May 16-21, in New Orleans, LA.

2009-03-30 06:30:00

LONDON, March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The higher incidence of chronic illnesses in Europe and the consequent increase of patient population in intensive care units has amplified the need for equipment that measure vital signs such as blood pressure during surgeries.

2008-10-28 09:00:39

Responding to industry demand for an antimicrobial impregnated central venous catheter capable of withstanding pressure injection rates required for CT scans, Cook Medical has received U.S.

2008-09-25 09:00:54

The summit "A Leadership Strategy for the Prevention of Line Sepsis" will bring together leading medical experts, government agencies and constituency groups on October 2, 2008 in Washington, D.C. to develop strategies for the healthcare community and consumers to prevent line sepsis.

2008-09-04 03:00:07

By Paauw, James D Borders, Heather; Ingalls, Nichole; Boomstra, Sarah; Lambke, Susan; Fedeson, Brian; Goldsmith, Austin; Davis, Alan T Background: Indications for peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) for long-term venous access have grown dur- ing the last several years.


Latest Central venous catheter Reference Libraries

Intravenous Therapy
2013-04-30 13:16:16

Intravenous therapy, commonly known as IV therapy, is known as the administration of a liquid substance directly into a vein. It is also known as drip therapy, because most often the liquid is suspended above the IV site by an infusion pump, and runs through a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the line. IVs are the preferred method of drug administration in hospital settings because they are the fastest known route of getting medication to the body. Intravenous therapy can also...

Interventional Radiology
2013-03-04 16:18:42

Interventional radiology (IR) is a special sub-operation under general radiology. It is used to find, diagnose and treat a disease in almost every body system. The process of interventional radiology is very noninvasive to help with the recovery and outcome of the procedure. It utilizes x-rays, CT, ultrasound, MRI, and other modes of imaging in order to direct tools in the body as well as a variety of catheters, narrow tubes, so that incisions can be minimalized. How it is Performed...

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