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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.
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The sophisticated systems, which include PharmGuard medication safety software, allow pharmacists to develop drug libraries according to hospital-defined protocols, deploy the libraries to infusion pumps wirelessly, collect and manage patient therapy data, and track trends in protocol compliance.
Affected customers, according to the company, could be entitled to a refund or an exchange (at no charge) for Baxter's Sigma Spectrum infusion pumps.
As part of the US FDA enforcement discretion, the company has resumed domestic distribution of its MRI compatible MRidium 3860+ MRI IV infusion pump systems, without the DERS option, from 22 December 2014.
FDA officials have cited an increase in the number and severity of problems with external infusion pumps, receiving 56,000 reports of problems between January 2005 and December 2009, including more than 500 deaths.
It can help decrease the number of steps and time required to programme the infusion pump and significantly enhance nursing workflow and productivity.
The agreement will allow Baxter to provide Sigma's Spectrum brand of large-volume infusion pumps. Baxter also will have a stake in Sigma's product development pipeline.
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This strategic acquisition forms a perfect fit into the existing product offering of InfuSystem, while adding biomedical service and repair, and boosting the company's infusion pump sales, InfuSystem CEO Sean McDevitt said.
7, Baxter Healthcare Corp., of Deerfield, IL, expanded the recall of its infusion pumps, citing falsified electrical safety data as the reason.
Increase in the use of ambulatory infusion pumps, increasing number of mergers and acquisitions and rising number of products innovations are some of the market trends that have been observed in home infusion therapy market.
"Resolving issues with the Colleague infusion pump has been Baxter's top priority," said Peter Arduini, corporate vice president and president of Baxter's Medication Delivery business.
Additionally, the company said the submission marks one of the first developed to align with the recent FDA draft guidance for 510(k) infusion pump clearances.