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Executive Health Management

Reducing Risks and Generating Economic Benefits

2019 26 Aug

Did you know that IV filtration in an intensive care unit (ICU) could help to reduce risks and generate economic benefits?   Introduction   Intravenous administration of fluids and drugs is an important part of patient care for the critically ill. However, the contamination of infusion solutions by particles is a largely unknown and underestimated... Read more

IMAGING Management

Ultrasound-Guided Intravenous Lines

2019 06 Aug

Research published in Annals of Emergency Medicine demonstrates the benefits of using ultrasound to give guidance to caregivers during intravenous (IV) line placement in children. Researchers from the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) identified the difficulty in accessing children’s veins and found that using ultrasound as guidance improved... Read more

Executive Health Management

NICE Warning: Incorrect Use of IV drips Causing Fatalities

2013 10 Dec

A report published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence warns that one third of surgery patients' death within days was caused by too much fluid.  Proper administration of intravenous (IV) drips in England and Wales’ hospitals is not practiced due to an "astonishing" lack of knowledge surrounding the issue, putting the lives... Read more

IMAGING Management

RSNA 2013: Evena Medical Presents Patient Vein Detecting Smart Glasses Solution

2013 28 Nov

Evena’s Wearable Eyes-OnTM Glasses Vascular Imaging System utilises Epson Moverio Smart Glasses technology platform to detect patient veins for precise IV placement Evena Medical, a leader in the development of high-quality, high-definition imaging for fast, accurate and precise venous access, recently announced the launch of its Eyes-OnTM Glasses... Read more