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2011-07-11 09:30:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denise Macklin, BSN, RNC, representing the research team of Dr. Cynthia C. Chernecky Ph.D., RN, AOCN, FAAN, Dr. Jennifer Waller, Ph.D., both from Georgia Health Sciences University; and Dr. William Jarvis M.D., Jason & Jarvis Associates, exhibited a poster at the recent APIC 2011 (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) conference in Baltimore, titled "Clinical Comparisons of Split Septum, Positive and Negative...

2011-06-15 13:11:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Regent is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the user and consumer level of the following product: Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 23.4%, 30 mL Single Dose Vial, Lot # 0362, Expiration Date: May 2012, NDC # 0517-2930-25 PLEASE NOTE: This voluntary nationwide recall, initiated on June 14, 2011 to the user and consumer level is for lot # 0362 only. No other sizes or lots of Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection,...

2011-05-17 06:45:00

Nation-Wide Infusion Pump Product Recalls Intensifies Market Competition VANCOUVER, May 17 /PRNewswire/ - According to a new report by iData Research (www.idataresearch.net), the leading global authority in medical device market research, the U.S. infusion therapy device market will exceed $5 billion in 2010, which include needleless connectors, infusion pumps and intravenous (IV) sets. By 2017, the market is estimated to reach over $6.6 billion fueled by the rising use of infusion...

2011-04-04 09:14:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a leading provider of clinical information and medication delivery technologies, today announced that the company has submitted a 510(k) application with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for modifications to the Symbiq(TM) infusion system. The submission is one of the first developed to align with the recent FDA draft guidance for 510(k) infusion pump clearances. "With this submission complete, we are...

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2011-03-31 10:34:25

Contaminated total parenteral nutrition (TPN) fed intravenously to nineteen patients at six Alabama hospitals is a possible culprit in the death of nine patients, leaving 10 others seriously ill, reports AFP. The Alabama Department of Public Heath (ADPH) released a statement saying, "TPN is a liquid nutrition fed through an IV using a catheter. Use of contaminated products may lead to bacterial infection of the blood." The affected hospitals include Baptist Princeton, Baptist Shelby, Baptist...


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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...

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