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2013-02-28 14:25:41

Starch-based intravenous (IV) fluids used by the NHS to treat seriously ill patients are causing unnecessary deaths, according to a new Cochrane systematic review by researchers at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine. Based on data from 25 randomized control trials, the researchers concluded that starch-based colloid fluids, used to stabilize patients with low blood pressure, are not only more expensive than saline-based crystalloid fluids, but may also be causing around...

2013-02-15 23:03:09

Provides a detailed analysis of the global market for catheters, including central venous catheters (CVC), peripheral venous catheters (PVC), midline catheters (MC), hemodialysis catheters, pulmonary artery catheters, peripheral artery catheters and umbilical catheters. (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 Catheters are used in a number of processes, such as: cardiovascular, urological, intravenous, oximetry, thermodilution, suction and wound drainage processes, that involve the administration or...

2012-12-21 05:02:57

Anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Burke opts for alternative methods of treatment by serving injectable and intravenous vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants at recently opened Vita Heaven. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Veteran anesthesiologist Dr. Jason Burke serves injectable vitamin B-complex and intravenous vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants at his Las Vegas based Vita Heaven, a premiere vitamin and nutrition center. Following in similar footsteps as its beloved sister company,...


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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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