infusion pump

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infusion pump

an apparatus designed to deliver measured amounts of a drug or IV solution through IV injection over time. Some kinds of infusion pumps can be implanted surgically.
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Local anesthetic infusion pump

infusion pump

A device designed to deliver drugs and/or 'biologicals', at low doses and at a constant or controllable rate; ↑ rates of delivery in such devices may be associated with local hemolysis, compromising the potential benefits of a calibrated delivery system. Cf Pancreas transplant.

in·fu·sion pump

(in-fyūzhŭn pŭmp)
A device that instills intravenous fluids into a patient's circulatory system at a set rate.

pump

1. an apparatus for drawing or forcing liquid or gas.
2. to draw or force liquids or gases.
3. a mechanism or structure that mediates active transport of ions or molecules across a biological membrane.

blood pump
a machine used to propel blood through the tubing of extracorporeal circulation devices.
calcium pump
the mechanism of active transport of calcium (Ca2+) across a membrane, as of the sarcoplasmic reticulum of muscle cells, against a concentration gradient; the mechanism is driven by hydrolysis of ATP.
infusion pump
an electronic device used to control the administration of intravenous fluids in very small amounts and at a carefully regulated rate over long periods.
pump oxygenator
heart-lung machine. See extracorporeal circulatory support unit.
sodium pump, sodium-potassium pump
the mechanism of active transport driven by hydrolysis of ATP, by which sodium (Na+) is extruded from a cell and potassium (K+) is brought in, so as to maintain the low concentration of Na+ and the high concentration of K+ within the cell with respect to the surrounding medium. See also na+,k+-atpase.
stomach pump
an apparatus used to remove material from the stomach. It consists of a rubber stomach tube to which a bulb syringe is attached. The tube is inserted into the mouth or nose and passed down the esophagus into the stomach. Suction from the syringe brings the contents of the stomach up through the tube. For cattle and horses a reversible metal pump adapted from a yachting bilge pump is most suitable. In small animals, gravity is the usual method of moving fluid into and out of the stomach during lavage.
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Braun's Infusomat Space and Perfusor Space infusion pump products was "highly encouraging" last year but both devices have quite a ways to go before they can be considered bestsellers.
The device is a modified perfusor, a machine normally used to inject medicine over a long period of time.
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Braun fluid manager systems: Infusomat fluid manager, Perfusor fluid manager, Ureofix el and Barcode reader.
The Perfusor compact S syringe pump was chosen for a number of reasons including its high accuracy, the fact that the pump reduces the accumulated bolus volume following an occlusion alarm and prevents the patient from receiving an accidental bolus.
Perfusor intravenous infusion, according to the technical specifications
6 Dock interface for pumps and Perfusor Infusomat Space Space 7 pcs.
Line and syringe kit for compact perfusor, latex free luer connection with needle 20/50ml, black, for the use of drugs with photographic scale dosed (ml) in the piston
Dark line kit for standard type infusion pump 20 drops with flow metering valve iv catheter with wings 18-22 of sterile gloves for size 6-8,syringe kit with dark dark perfusor extensor 160cms line iv catheter with wings 18-22 pair of sterile gloves size 6-8
4 docking station with an interface to the pumps Infusomat Perfusor Space and Space 7 items
and the integration of customary in Intensivmedizinund anesthesia medical devices permit (including vital signs monitoring, respirators , perfusors, infusomats, renal replacement therapy).