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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...

2008-11-13 06:00:36

Ekr Therapeutics, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has received the FDA approval for double concentration Cardene IV premixed injection. These patented 200ml ready-to-use (RTU) intravenous bags contain 40mg of the calcium channel blocker nicardipine hydrochloride (0.2mg/ml) in either dextrose or sodium chloride. Previously, the company received the FDA approval for standard, or single (1X), concentration Cardene IV RTU bags. The 1X preparations consist of 200ml premixed bags...

2008-09-02 15:00:30

B. Braun Medical Inc. today announced it had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for the industry's first silver-impregnated antibacterial Luer Access Device (LAD) designed to reduce potential catheter-related bloodstream infections. B. Braun's ULTRASITE(R) Ag Luer Access Device uses a controlled release silver ion technology that effectively achieves 4-log (99.99%) reductions in bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Enterobacter aerogenes and 3-log (99.9%)...

2008-08-05 09:01:32

EKR Therapeutics has received approval from the FDA for Cardene I.V. premixed injection, a patented, ready-to-use, single use intravenous bag for the administration of this calcium channel blocker. The Cardene I.V. 200ml ready-to-use (RTU) bags contain 20mg of the anti-hypertensive agent nicardipine hydrochloride (0.1mg/ml) in either dextrose or sodium chloride. EKR further noted that it will start taking orders immediately for the new RTU bags of Cardene. The RTU formulations are...

2008-06-25 00:02:49

A Nurse who hooked up a patient to a potentially deadly drip and forged a doctor's signature has been cautioned by her professional body. The Nursing and Midwifery Council heard that Muinat Alade, 52, risked 'overloading' the patient with saline when she gave him an extra litre of the fluid without instruction from a doctor. Alade then forged a doctor's signature on the prescription to cover her tracks. The patient at Frenchay Hospital had been prescribed one litre of the fluid to run...

2006-12-27 18:00:41

By ED SUSMAN The risk of an intensive care unit catheter-related infection was slashed two-thirds when hospital personnel followed evidence-based practices aimed at the well-being of the patient, doctors said Wednesday. As many as 17,000 deaths a year are caused when tubes that provide easy access for intravenous medicine in critically ill patients become colonized with bacteria and cause lethal bloodstream infections. These infections once were considered the 'cost of doing business'...

2005-08-10 16:15:00

MADISON - Inserted through the skin and into a vein, long-term intravascular devices such as IV catheters deliver to patients a range of life-saving medications, nutrition and fluids, among other uses. But these lifesaving devices also can provide a furtive pipeline for germs from the external world to gain access to the bloodstream of patients who often already are sick, resulting in a serious infection or even death, says professor of Medicine Dennis G. Maki. More than 200 million...

2004-11-25 03:00:18

Jaydin was a 7-month-old female who was transferred to our facility from an outside hospital by ambulance after her father brought her into the emergency department (ED) for fever of 105, irritability, and epistaxis. At the outlying hospital blood cultures and a complete blood count (CBC) were obtained. She was ashen and having some difficulty breathing and the decision was made to admit her to the pediatrie intensive care unit (PlCCJ) for observation. Her initial labs were significant with a...


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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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