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2011-02-16 10:39:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Health Sciences University presented a poster at the recent 11th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research in Los Angeles, in which their clinical study showed that RyMed Technologies' InVision-Plus® IV Connector significantly decreased venous catheter occlusions in patients from both outpatient and inpatient cancer clinical settings. The study compared one simple split septum negative displacement IV connector...

2011-01-24 07:57:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced the official opening and live operation of the largest Sterile Compounding Center for Oncology patients in the world. Akdeniz University Hospital in Antalya (Turkey) compounds 90% of its 80.000 annual chemotherapy intravenous doses with 4 CytoCare robots and related Health Robotics' technology, or an average of 325 patient doses per 6-hour work cycle. The Oncology Pharmacy at the 600-bed hospital is...

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...

2011-01-15 00:00:44

SyberMed Enterprises, LLC, developers of the Linebacker® series of tapeless IV securement systems, announces two new products to serve the needs of pediatric and neonatal patients and healthcare professionals. Columbus, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 SyberMed Enterprises, LLC is excited to announce the development of two new products aimed at improving comfort and reducing the opportunity for tape-related skin issues and IV catheter dislodgements in infants and young patients....

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...

2010-11-22 07:30:00

SOUTHAMPTON, Mass., Nov. 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ConfiDisc's anti-illegal drug syringe is an integral part of its syringe injection system. The disc, which is attached to the hub of a syringe device, acts as a physical barrier. It restricts the view of the user and disallows the proper injection angle needed for intravenous injection. It is virtually impossible to inject at the necessary angle since the disc's edge contacts the skin's surface before the needle. Any attempt to remove the...

2010-11-22 05:58:00

JERUSALEM, November 22, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medisafe 1 Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: MFTH), a developer of patented technologies that physically prevent unauthorized administration of prescription medications, announced today that that the company's board of directors has approved the research and development of two new medical locking device products. In addition to the company's patented syringe locking device, the company will now seek to develop bar-coded locking devices...

2010-11-01 08:00:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, November 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed an exclusive distribution agreement in Norway for its CytoCare, i.v.STATION, and i.v.SOFT world-leading technologies with local Pharmacy Technology leader Beckman Automation AS. This partnership represents Health Robotics' market entry into its 12th new country in 2010, persisting on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous (IV) Admixture...

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2010-10-21 06:30:00

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria, which mocks or imitates antibiotics, seems to be thriving better in the United States than in the UK, according to new government data. The data shows that Americans are more than six times as likely to contract the superbug in the community as Britons. Although, data shows that hospital infection rates are about the same. "This is the first time we compared rates of MRSA bloodstream infections between US and England," Dr Fernanda...

2010-10-11 07:58:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, October 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced that it recently signed exclusive distribution agreements for its CytoCare, i.v.STATION, and i.v.SOFT world-leading technologies in seven new European countries with regional industry leaders Newico and Apta Medica, rapidly continuing on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous (IV) Admixture Compounding Automation to hospitals all over the world. "The...


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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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