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2014-03-21 16:21:02

ACF effective April 1st, 2014 will help subsidize cruise companies to develop and market their cruise products HONG KONG, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first-ever "Asia Cruise Fund" was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami on March 11(th), 2014 by Philip Yung, Commissioner for Tourism of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), and Dr. Wayne Liu, Deputy Director-General of the...

2014-03-18 16:25:51

SAN ANTONIO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiO2 Medical, Inc. is proud to announce the Angel® Catheter Early Feasibility Clinical Study has enrolled its first 3 subjects. Research teams led by Dr. John Holcomb at University of Texas, Houston (Memorial Hermann Hospital) and Dr. Larry Martin at University of Mississippi, Jackson participated in these cases with the first subject enrolled at UT Houston. The Angel® Catheter is an innovative approach to Pulmonary Embolism (PE)...

2014-03-14 00:21:18

VANCOUVER, March 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, the Honourable Todd Stone British Columbia Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Robin Silvester, President & Chief Executive Officer, Port Metro Vancouver, today announced concrete action to end the trucking dispute in Port Metro Vancouver. A 14-point action plan has been collectively agreed upon to return the port to normal operations. This plan will help ensure truck drivers are...

2014-03-13 12:28:50

Growing Adoption of Premium-Priced Safety and Antimicrobial Devices Will Support Revenue Growth, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States vascular access device market will grow moderately to reach a value surpassing $2 billion by 2022. Market expansion will be supported by rising adoption of premium-priced safety and antimicrobial devices in the wake of concerns regarding...

2014-03-10 12:20:31

10 percent larger exhibition expected to attract 30 percent more attendees MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The 30th annual Cruise Shipping Miami conference and exhibition opens today at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The show runs through Thursday, March 13. The annual gathering usually draws around 11,000 attendees, but UBM, owner and organizer of Cruise Shipping Miami, anticipates a jump of more than 30 percent in visitors and delegates to the three-day exhibition and...

2014-03-06 12:20:27

VANCOUVER, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today appointed Mr. Vince Ready to conduct an independent review directed at resolving issues that have contributed to disruption of trucking operations at Port Metro Vancouver. The efficient movement of goods through Port Metro Vancouver is critical to Canada's Asia Pacific Gateway and the national economy. Recent work stoppage by some members of the Port Metro Vancouver trucking community has...

2014-03-05 16:22:49

CLEVELAND, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), a premier global provider of specialized polymer materials, services and solutions has announced the launch of NEU(TM) View Radiopaque Translucent Solutions, an innovative polymer formulation that provides catheter manufacturers and healthcare professionals enhanced material functionality and performance. Catheters made using the patent-pending NEU View technology provide optical visibility (translucent) when...

2014-03-04 12:26:14

Serious Complication of Post-thrombotic Syndrome (PTS) Often Causes Lengthy Disability; Interventional Radiologists Offer Solutions Through Minimally Invasive, Image-guided Medicine FAIRFAX, Va., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) often brings with it the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome (PTS), an under-recognized but serious complication that often causes long-term disability for patients. During March's DVT Awareness Month, the Society of...

2014-02-28 23:33:29

New Jersey Bariatric Center Doctors and Dietitians Applaud the Changes But Say Education is Key to Helping Obese Patients Who Have Had Gastric Bypass, Gastric Sleeve Or Lap-band Surgery Make Healthy Choices Springfield, New Jersey (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 The FDA’s proposed changes to nutrition labels will make it easier for bariatric surgery and medical weight loss patients to make healthy decisions at the grocery store, say the doctors and dietitians at New Jersey Bariatric Center, a...

2014-02-19 23:22:31

Hollister's new catheters add to its line of quality products and services. Libertyville, IL (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Hollister Incorporated announced today the launch of two new intermittent catheters, VaPro™ touch free hydrophilic intermittent catheter and Apogee IC™ intermittent catheter. These two new intermittent catheters build upon the existing Hollister Continence Care portfolio of intermittent catheter products and services, which includes the Advance Plus™ touch free...


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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...

Post Office Protocol, POP - POP3
2013-02-17 09:30:50

Image Credit: Photos.com In computer terms, Post Office Protocol (POP) is a protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a server by a TCP/IP connection. Another e-mail retrieving protocol is Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). Basically all modem e-mail clients and servers use and support both protocols. The POP protocol has several versions with POP3 as the current version. POP (POP1) was enacted in 1984, where users have an option to leave e-mail on a server after...

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