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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...

2013-09-11 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...

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...

2013-07-23 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....


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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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