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2014-02-13 08:31:59

Macy Catheter(TM) is the Only Device Approved in the U.S. Solely for Ongoing Rectal Delivery of Medications and Liquids NEWARK, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hospi Corporation, a privately-held medical device company focused on nurse invented products that optimize patient care, today announced receipt of 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its first product, the Macy Catheter(TM). The Macy Catheter is the only device designed and approved...

2014-02-06 12:20:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) today announced the establishment of a Global Ports Committee as well as new regional committees in the Americas, Australasia and Asia in addition to the regional committee already operating in Europe. CLIA is now focusing more on engaging directly with port communities around the world both on operational and strategic issues. Port partners will now have increased opportunities to engage...

2014-02-06 04:20:18

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) have announced today that they will be exclusively providing the official travel agent training programme at the Seatrade Med Cruise Convention taking place in Barcelona this September. Hundreds of travel agents from across Spain will be attending the tenth edition of Seatrade Med to participate in the bespoke training programme, aimed at both sales and customer service staff at travel...

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...


Latest Port Reference Libraries

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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