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Access Device

A device used to obtain access to one of the body’s fluid compartments—e.g., Hickman catheter, central line, PICC, Port-a-Cath, shunts and other devices.

access device

Intensive care Any device used to obtain access to the body's fluid compartments–eg, Hickman catheter, central line, PICC, Port-a-Cath, shunts and other devices. See Vascular access.
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This report studies the market for intravenous (IV) access devices utilized by physicians to deliver medication to the patients' bloodstream through the intravenous route and also to withdraw blood for testing purpose.
ADI Engineering's Coyote provides equipment manufacturers an integrated solution for developing access devices based on the Intel IXP422 network processor.
2-Definitions, under 2(a) Access Device, a new paragraph 2.
With all these new developments - process technology, the fact that we're on the verge of STBs, digital video disks, Internet access devices - one would think Wall Street would be pushing the stock further rather than kicking it in the legs.
Possible application of computers and computer access devices include: writing or word processing; filing, record keeping and data management; programming; using bulletin boards, large data bases and mainframe computers; inventories and mailings; statistical operations; accounting and bookkeeping; banking; telemarketing; and instruction.
i2Telecom International's revenue model includes recurring monthly subscriptions and prepaid services, as well as revenue from the sale of its integrated access devices, call minute termination fees and royalties from original equipment manufacturers.
Access Switching is the latest in softswitch technology and enables access devices, such as the widely deployed Alcatel Litespan, to function as a Class 5 switch, media gateway and as a NGDLC.
The SVP Alliance is a not-for-profit organization supported by the following companies including: Access Devices, ADB, AMD, Amstrad, ARM, ATI Technologies, Broadcom, BSkyB, Caton Overseas, Cablevision, Conexant, DIRECTV, Humax, LG Electronics, Macrovision, Maxian, NDS, NEC, Pace Micro Technology, Philips, SanDisk, Samsung Electronics, STAR, Sky Italia, STMicroelectronics, Texas Instruments, Thomson, Twentieth Century Fox, and YES.
A voice over broadband solution comprising integrated access devices and Jetstream's voice services platform allows service providers
The agreement with Access Devices spans business and technology development, right through to the deployment and support of IPTV services.
The Pathway enters the body at a diameter approximately 50 percent of the size of conventional access devices.
AXN Pseudo-Wire Gateways and Access Devices enable a full range of layer-1 plus emerging and legacy layer-2 voice and data services over IP, carrier Ethernet, and MPLS networks.