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2011-02-19 00:00:39

Discount pricing of IV Catheters is the fundamental goal of USA Medical Depot. Through the power of USA Medical's large quantity purchasing, medical professionals save up to 50% compared to purchases made from other e-commerce suppliers. Recent surveys show that USA Medical Depot's consumers often save over $300.00 per case. Because the price of medical products fluxuates frequently, product pricing requests are bid-out to all supply sources on a weekly basis. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB)...

2011-01-17 13:13:00

CINCINNATI, Jan. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint) announced that it has completed the acquisition of ivA Lifetec (Lifetec), a healthcare company that provides home infusion and specialty infusion in conjunction with home health nursing throughout the Houston, Texas metropolitan region. With this acquisition and the acquisition of a Dallas-Fort Worth infusion services company in October of 2010, CarePoint Partners is now a leader of home infusion services in the...

2010-12-06 07:30:00

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Relief International announced today that CSL Behring has donated critically needed medical supplies to assist cholera patients in Haiti. The products will be used at Justinian University Hospital (JUH) in Cap-Haitien. JUH is the main public hospital for the entire northern sector of the country; the I.V. solutions and supplies will also be distributed to the numerous cholera treatment units (CTUs) that have been established in the...

2010-09-27 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinicians from three U.S. hospitals today reported significant progress in the fight against deadly IV catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI). Data analyzed and presented by clinicians from St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs, Ark.; Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati; and the VA Medical Center in Seattle showed that the hospitals virtually eliminated such infections, which annually kill some 62,500 hospital patients nationwide....

2010-04-05 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corp. (NYSE: CFN), a leading, global medical device company, today announced an agreement to acquire Medegen, a leading innovator in clinically differentiated needleless access valves and administration sets that deliver intravenous (IV) medication to patients, for $225 million in cash. "Medegen is an ideal strategic fit with CareFusion due to the complementary nature of our infusion product lines, R&D investments, and our focus...

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. Yearlong research led by Marlene Miller, M.D. Ms.C., of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center with colleagues from other hospitals saw a 43 percent drop in the rate of bloodstream infections from catheters in 29 pediatric intensive care units (PICUs) that focused...

2009-11-30 08:00:00

BOZEN, Italy, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced its plans to unveil TPNstation's development plans and product specifications for a new and revolutionary concept: "Totally Automated Parenteral Nutrition", a new key component of its i.v. Room of the Future vision to be showcased at Las Vegas' ASHP (Booth # 114). "I look forward to see the reaction from our customers to the TPNstation's blueprints and to find out if TPNstation appears to meet their prior...

2009-11-18 11:48:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Intravenous Equipment - A World Market Intelligence Report http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164326/Intravenous-Equipment---A-World-Market-Intelligence-Report.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire Intravenous equipment enables the delivery of medications directly into the patient's circulatory system. Safety issues involving...

2009-06-29 08:00:00

BOZEN , Italy, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Health-Robotics today announced that it has signed an exclusive 5-year strategic partnership with Grifols S.A., the leading Pharmacy Automation provider in Spain, Portugal, and South America. Grifols desires to safely, accurately, and cost-effectively automate the preparation of non-hazardous IV Admixtures with Health Robotics' i.v.STATION Robot. As part of this strategic partnership, Grifols will take delivery of 120 i.v.STATION Robots between now...

2009-02-12 09:52:00

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When treating children for acute osteomyelitis--a bacterial bone infection--an early changeover from intravenous (IV) antibiotic delivery to oral antibiotics is just as effective as continuing the IV therapy, according to pediatric researchers. In addition, the oral drugs are more convenient for children and families, and avoid a major drawback of IV use: increased risk of complications from using central catheters, such as infections or...


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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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