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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The new platform will speed development and deployment of advanced low-cost gateways, integrated access devices (IADs), wireless access devices, and routers.
Although the check is not an access device under Regulation E, the transaction is nonetheless covered by the regulation.
You might have one for your satellite, one for your cable, one for your digital video disk, and one for your Internet access device.
When it is likely that increased noise will create problems in the work place, it is necessary that the rehabilitation professional recommend access devices with few noise problems or develop strategies to minimize noise generated by the access device in the work place.
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.
Philips Semiconductors will leverage its systems-on-silicon design expertise and high-volume manufacturing capability to deliver single-chip integrated access devices and supporting software.