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2011-08-03 00:00:29

Patent covers innovative device for blood stream infection prevention. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 02, 2011 Ivera Medical Corporation announced today that it has been awarded its second United States Patent for its innovative disinfecting cap technology. U.S. Patent No. 7,985,302 B2 covers vented disinfecting caps designed to be used with luer-activated IV valves and which contain a compressible cleaning material impregnated with a cleaning agent which is adapted to swab and clean the IV...

2011-07-18 11:40:00

BETHLEHEM, Pa., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to expand its offerings for infusion therapy in both the acute care hospital and outpatient markets, with an initial focus on home infusion, B. Braun Medical Inc. (B. Braun) announced today an exclusive alliance with CME America to distribute the BodyGuard® line of electronic infusion pumps. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081022/NYW008LOGO ) The five-year exclusive distribution agreement allows B....


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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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monteith
  • 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.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
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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