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Three U.S. Hospitals Reduce Costly Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections
Date:9/27/2010

ed needleless connector technology designed to help health care providers. MaxPlus and MaxGuard® brands of needleless IV connectors are clinically shown to help reduce CRBSIs, reduce catheter occlusions and improve outcomes, costs and enhance safety.

CareFusion recently added these brands to the infusion business portfolio through the acquisition of Medegen in April 2010.

About CareFusion

CareFusion (NYSE: CFN) is a global corporation serving the health care industry with products and services that help hospitals measurably improve the safety and quality of care. The company develops market-leading technologies including Alaris® IV pumps, Pyxis® automated dispensing and patient identification systems, AVEA®, AirLife™ and LTV® series ventilation and respiratory products, ChloraPrep® products, MedMined™ services for infection surveillance, NeuroCare neurological monitoring and diagnostic products, V. Mueller® surgical instruments, and an extensive line of products that support interventional medicine. CareFusion employs more than 15,000 people across its global operations. More information may be found at www.carefusion.com.

(1) O'Grady, N.P., Alexander, M., Dellinger, E.P., Gerberding, J.L., Heard, S.O., Maki, D.G., Masur, H., McCormick, R.D., Mermel, L.A., Pearson, M.L., Raad, I.I., Randolph, A., Weinstein, R.A. "Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections." The Centers for Disease Control, August 9, 2002, Vol. 51, No. RR10, pp. 1-26.

(2) O'Grady, N.P., Alexander, M., Dellinger, E.P., Gerberding, J.L., Heard, S.O., Maki, D.G., Masur, H., McCormick, R.D., Mermel, L.A., Pearson, M.L., Raad, I.I., Randolph, A., Weinstein, R.A. "Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections." The Centers f
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