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2013-11-21 12:27:31

Presented at the 40th Annual VEITHsymposium in New York City NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Acute pulmonary embolism (PE) is a potentially life-threatening condition, reporting an overall mortality rate of 15% in the first three months after diagnosis. The literature describes a three-tier risk stratification scale (massive, submassive and minor) based on the hemodynamic status and presence of signs/symptoms. Tod C. Engelhardt, MD, Louisiana Heart, Lung and Vascular...

2013-11-04 12:28:26

Vascular Access, Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Key Areas of Focus at B. Braun BETHLEHEM, Pa., Nov. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will sponsor an exhibit theater presentation at the Infusion Nursing Society (INS) Fall National Academy of Infusion Therapy convention in Boston, MA, November 8(th)-10(th). The presentation, "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions--Implications and Limitations for Practice," will feature a discussion of...

2013-10-29 23:21:32

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: European Markets for Infusion Therapy Devices. London (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The electronic ambulatory/patient controlled analgesia (PCA) and syringe infusion pump segments are expected to see moderate to high single-digit growth rates until at least 2019. In 2012, the total European market for infusion therapy devices was valued at over €505 million. This market comprises a mixture of capital equipment and one-time use...

2013-10-10 16:26:54

BETHLEHEM, Pa., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will officially launch Contiplex(®) C, its revolutionary, one-step, echogenic catheter-over-needle system and unveil Contiplex Echo, its echogenic, styleted catheter, both designed for Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks (CPNB) at the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) annual meeting in San Francisco, California, October 12(th)-14(th). As the market leader in regional anesthesia, B.Braun is...

2013-09-11 07:55:36

Simply replacing the connector in the IV system in patients with central lines could help reduce deadly bloodstream infections, researchers at Georgia Regents University have found. A central line or central catheter is a tube placed in a patient's arm or chest to help deliver fluids, blood, or medications through the large veins near the heart. A connector sits at the top of the catheter and serves as the entry point for the fluid pathway inside – any fluid that goes in or comes out of...

2013-09-09 12:27:50

Vascular Access, Patient and Healthcare Worker Safety Key Areas of Focus at B. Braun BETHLEHEM, Pa., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- B. Braun Medical Inc. (B.Braun) will exhibit and host a Platinum Showcase presentation at the 27(th) Association for Vascular Access (AVA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee, September 20(th)-23(rd). The presentation entitled "Navigating the Depths: Ultrasound Guided Short PIV Insertions -- Implications and Limitations for Practice" will feature a...

Robotic IV Insertion Device Means Reduced Pain For Kids
2013-09-02 10:19:11

AlphaGalileo Foundation A new prototype device for rapid and safe IV insertion reduces pain in hospitalized children. The semi-automatic handheld device, called SAGIV, identifies veins, inserts a needle and withdraws it in a single movement. It was developed by students and clinicians in the Biodesign program of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Hadassah Medical Center. Administering fluids to patients is carried out through intravenous (IV) catheters, inserting a needle in a vein...

2013-08-22 12:28:14

New Six-Year Contract Marks the First Time Needlefree Connectors Are Contracted Separately from IV Pumps and Solutions by a Major GPO, Allowing Premier Member Hospitals Greater Freedom to Make Decisions Based on Patient Safety SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ICU Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: ICUI) today announced that it has received two separate six-year group purchasing contracts from the Premier healthcare alliance covering the company's complete line of...

2013-07-23 23:30:56

A growing number of people are turning to an IV to get vitamins, minerals and nutrients for a quick pick-me-up. Many critics agree with Liquid Health that the risks far outweigh the benefits of this treatment for most people. Murrieta, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A segment on Good Morning America at the end of June featured the growing trend of a vitamin IV drip for celebrities and regular people alike. People are turning to this extreme measure to combat fatigue, exhaustion and stress....

2013-06-07 12:24:28

B.Braun Portfolio Showcased at APIC - Leading Professional Association for Infection Preventionists BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs), needlestick (sharps) injuries and exposure to potentially deadly blood borne pathogens continue to be major areas of concern for healthcare workers throughout the U.S. "We are committed to addressing these issues by providing a robust portfolio of safety-engineered IV therapy devices that...


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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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