access device

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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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ADI Engineering's Coyote provides equipment manufacturers an integrated solution for developing access devices based on the Intel IXP422 network processor.
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