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2014-01-29 08:30:22

Eight-Year Exclusive Agreement for CareFusion to Market SurFlash® Catheters in U.S. Acute Care Segment SAN DIEGO, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion (NYSE:CFN), a leading global medical technology company, and Terumo Corporation, the largest medical technology company in Japan, today announced an exclusive, eight-year agreement for CareFusion to co-brand, market and distribute Terumo's SurFlash(®) line of safety peripheral IV catheters for the acute care segment across the...

2014-01-14 12:21:36

MIAMI, Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigating the cruise industry's premier annual event can be daunting, given the thousands of delegates and exhibitors, numerous networking events and the sheer size of the show. Attendees can maximize their business opportunities at Cruise Shipping Miami 2014 by using the CSM Mobile App to create a personalized agenda, connect with other attendees and exhibitors, navigate the trade show and meeting venues, and keep up to date with convention...

2014-01-13 12:27:34

Arlington, Tennessee home to new global orthopedics headquarters ARLINGTON, Tenn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroPort Scientific Corporation (HK: 0853), announced on January 9, 2014 the closing of the transaction to acquire the OrthoRecon business from Wright Medical Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: WMGI). The transaction establishes MicroPort Orthopedics as the sixth largest multinational hip and knee reconstruction company, with global headquarters in Arlington, Tennessee. As a result of...

2014-01-13 12:20:54

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today issued the following statement from President and CEO Christine Duffy on the recently-released Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on implementation of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act (CVSSA) of 2010 and cruise industry safety practices: "We are pleased the GAO concluded that cruise lines are complying with the requirements of the CVSSA, and implementation of...

2013-12-18 23:28:27

National network of lawyers will continue offer of these consultations through Christmas and New Year’s Day. Allegations being reviewed include migrations, perforation, filter fracture and other problems linked by FDA to life-threatening health problems. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 18, 2013 http://www.resource4thepeople.com/defectivemedicaldevices/bard-ivc.html Resource4thePeople announced today that its national network of attorneys will be available over the upcoming holiday...

2013-11-15 23:24:55

Beahm Designs Inc, a Silicon Valley-based innovator in catheter manufacturing equipment, has been recognized by industry leader Medical Device Manufacturing News as a Top Product of 2013. Beahm Designs Multi-Welder (620B) catheter tube welding product was selected from a diverse collection of components, materials, equipment, and services for excellent medical device design and development. Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 Beahm Designs Inc, a Silicon Valley-based innovator in...

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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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Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'