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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 The submission is one of the first developed to align with the recent FDA draft guidance for 510(k) infusion pump clearances.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...

2011-03-11 08:43:35

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A new study shows there are no significant differences in how heart failure patients fare when they're given diuretic therapy in one dose or continuously. For the study, more than 300 patients with acute heart failure received furosemide (Lasix), which is the most commonly-used diuretic for heart failure. They were randomly assigned to receive the drug intravenously by a bolus every 12 hours or by a continuous infusion. Both groups received high and low doses. Results...

2011-03-07 07:59:00

BOZEN, Sud-Tirol, Italy, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Robotics today announced the completion of its initial research, development, and factory-testing activities for its next-generation Cancer Therapy Robot, i.v.STATION ONCO, and its unveiling at the European Association of Hospital Pharmacists (EAHP) in Vienna on 1 April 2011, including its new overpowering features: four times faster, five times smaller, and three times less expensive than some of the other Sterile Compounding...

2011-02-19 00:00:39

Discount pricing of IV Catheters is the fundamental goal of USA Medical Depot. Through the power of USA Medical's large quantity purchasing, medical professionals save up to 50% compared to purchases made from other e-commerce suppliers. Recent surveys show that USA Medical Depot's consumers often save over $300.00 per case. Because the price of medical products fluxuates frequently, product pricing requests are bid-out to all supply sources on a weekly basis. Pompano Beach, FL (PRWEB)...

2011-02-17 12:26:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, GA exhibited a poster at the recent 11th National Conference on Cancer Nursing Research in Los Angeles, in which their clinical study showed RyMed Technologies' zero displacement InVision-Plus® IV Connector significantly decreased the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR-BSIs) by 92.6% on average when compared to a simple split septum with negative displacement...


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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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