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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...

2011-06-16 08:40:00

CINCINNATI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint), a leading alternate site infusion therapy and specialty pharmacy provider, announced that it has acquired the infusion therapy business of ArTex Medical, Inc. (ArTex). ArTex, which serves patients in Dallas and Texarkana, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana, marks CarePoint's 13th acquisition in less than four years. CarePoint now operates five locations in Texas and seven in Louisiana. CarePoint is one of the largest...

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,...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

BOZEN, SUD-TIROL, Italy, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced a new exclusive distribution agreement for its world-leading i.v.STATION ONCO, i.v.SOFT, and i.v.STATION products with Dominican Republic-based leader Macrotech Farmaceutica. This new exclusive partnership represents Health Robotics' entry into its 20th new country over the past 2 years, persisting on its worldwide quest to pervasively provide safe and cost-effective Intravenous Admixture Compounding...

2011-05-20 11:16:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a leading provider of clinical information and medication delivery technologies, today announced that the company has received regulatory approval from Health Canada for its software upgrade to the Symbiq(TM) infusion system. As a result, Hospira has resumed shipments of Symbiq pumps in Canada and is working with current customers in the region to upgrade to the new version of the software. "With the upgraded...

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...

2011-04-13 06:00:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Journal of Advanced Nursing March issue, a comparative research evaluation of five needleless I.V. connectors tested by an independent laboratory showed that the RyMed InVision-Plus® (RYM-5001®) zero displacement connector best protected the intraluminal pathway from bacteria compared with four other commonly used connectors. The purpose of the study was to evaluate in-vitro differences of colony...

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...

2011-04-04 07:00:00

CINCINNATI, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint) today announced at the National Home Infusion Association Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida that it has acquired Infusion Technologies, a provider of home infusion therapies including antibiotics, IVIG, nutrition, the associated nursing services and a variety of specialty injections, with locations in North Miami and Tampa. This new market presence strengthens the CarePoint Partners footprint in Florida by...

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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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  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
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This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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