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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....

2011-07-11 09:30:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Denise Macklin, BSN, RNC, representing the research team of Dr. Cynthia C. Chernecky Ph.D., RN, AOCN, FAAN, Dr. Jennifer Waller, Ph.D., both from Georgia Health Sciences University; and Dr. William Jarvis M.D., Jason & Jarvis Associates, exhibited a poster at the recent APIC 2011 (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology) conference in Baltimore, titled "Clinical Comparisons of Split Septum, Positive and Negative...

2011-06-16 08:40:00

CINCINNATI, June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CarePoint Partners (CarePoint), a leading alternate site infusion therapy and specialty pharmacy provider, announced that it has acquired the infusion therapy business of ArTex Medical, Inc. (ArTex). ArTex, which serves patients in Dallas and Texarkana, Texas and Shreveport, Louisiana, marks CarePoint's 13th acquisition in less than four years. CarePoint now operates five locations in Texas and seven in Louisiana. CarePoint is one of the largest...

2011-06-15 13:11:00

SHIRLEY, N.Y., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Regent is conducting a voluntary nationwide recall to the user and consumer level of the following product: Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 23.4%, 30 mL Single Dose Vial, Lot # 0362, Expiration Date: May 2012, NDC # 0517-2930-25 PLEASE NOTE: This voluntary nationwide recall, initiated on June 14, 2011 to the user and consumer level is for lot # 0362 only. No other sizes or lots of Concentrated Sodium Chloride Injection,...


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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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