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Tube Feeding Error: Fatal Medical Mistakes

... -- The American Society for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.), whose mission ... and more. The American Society for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) is dedicated ... of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 5,500 ...

B. Braun Medical Wins Two GHX 2009 Best in Class Awards

... Recognized for Continued Market Leadership in parenteral and Solutions/Nutritionals BETHLEHEM, Pa., ... share growth for distributed products in the parenteral and Solutions/Nutritionals product categories for ... and CEO of B. Braun Medical Inc. "Our success in parenteral and Solutions/Nutritionals, like all of our ...

Nestle HealthCare Nutrition and Medical Professionals Unite to Improve Patient Safety

... HealthCare Nutrition and the American Society for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, or A.S.P.E.N., today ... About A.S.P.E.N. The American Society for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition is dedicated to improving ... of clinical nutrition therapies, including parenteral and enteral nutrition. With more than 5,500 ...

Phase 3 GATTEX results presented at DDW highlight potential new treatment in short bowel syndrome

... compound that may reduce dependence upon parenteral nutrition (PN) in patients with intestinal ... the potential to reduce or eliminate the need for parenteral nutrition, thereby reducing the complications ... Short Bowel Syndrome (SBS) Patients Dependent On parenteral Nutrition: a Multicenter, Multinational ...

Short-term hemofiltration is cost-effective for severe acute pancreatitis

... route group. Conventional routes included total parenteral nutrition and nasojejunal enteral nutrition. ... is regarded as an indispensable approach. Total parenteral nutrition and gastrointestinal tract rest have ... outcomes compared with the conventional total parenteral or jejunal enteral routes. Gastrointestinal ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals Resumes Shipment of INFeD(R) (Iron Dextran Injection, USP)

... use in the U.S since 1992. Important Safety Information The parenteral use of complexes of iron and carbohydrates has resulted in ... the acute phase of infectious kidney disease. Unwarranted therapy with parenteral iron will cause excess storage of iron with the consequent possibility of ...

Health Robotics Announces i.v.STATION(TM) Contract With Grifols in Spain, Portugal and South America

... and other unexplored fields in Robotics pharmacy automation such as total parenteral nutrition," stated Werner Rainer, Health Robotics' CEO. About ... and marketing of plasma derivates, IV therapy solutions, enteral and parenteral nutrition, diagnostic systems, pharmacy automation, and medical materials ...

Surveyed Specialists Foresee Greater Use of Parenteral Outpatient Therapy for the Treatment of Osteomyelitis

... Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) will increase, they foresee greater use of parenteral outpatient therapy (intravenous or intramuscular injection) for the ... "Nearly one-third of surveyed physicians expect increased use of parenteral antibiotic therapy in the next five years." The new report entitled ...

Story of Woman's Courage and Medical Innovation Top Choice for Readers

... feeding and nutrition helped form the medical foundation of Total parenteral Nutrition, or TPN, as it is known today. With thousands of patients in ... United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Germany went on Home TPN or Home parenteral Nutrition at 39 per cent followed by people suffering from Crohn's (19 per ...

Baxter Reports Strong Third Quarter Sales and Earnings

... a result of strong global sales of anesthesia, intravenous solutions and parenteral nutrition products. Renal revenues of $0.6 billion increased 8 percent, as ... in home dialysis therapy. -- A joint venture to produce and sell parenteral nutrition products in China as Guangzhou Baxter Qiaoguang Healthcare ...

Ten Professional Societies Join Forces to Develop Obesity Medicine Certification Examination

... Clinical Endocrinologists, American Diabetes Association, American Gastroenterological Association, American Heart Association, American Society for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition, American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, American Society for Nutrition and The Endocrine Society. For ...

ACC Responds to Study Published in Pediatrics About Phthalate and IV Tubing

... Di(2-Ethylhexyl)Phthalate-Containing Infusion Systems Increases the Risk for Cholestasis, Pediatrics 124(2): 710-716 (August 2009). Total parenteral nutrition - delivery of nutrition intravenously via plastic tubing - is a life-saving treatment used with newborns who are too small or whose ...

OraVerse (R) Selected by Dentistry Today Magazine as One of the Top 100 Products of 2009

... clinicians should be alert to the signs and symptoms of these events, particularly in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease. Following parenteral use of phentolamine at doses between 5 to 15 times higher than the recommended dose of OraVerse, myocardial infarction, and cerebrovascular spasm and ...

Availability in Both Intravenous and Oral Formulation is a Leading Drug Attribute Surveyed Physicians Prefer for the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the Hospital Setting

... prefer for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections (UTIs) in the hospital setting. Antibiotics available in interchangeable oral and parenteral formulations can facilitate step-down therapy and discharge from the hospital to the outpatient setting. "Physicians prescribe a wide variety ...

CEL-SCI Scientist Invited to Discuss Plans to Launch Unique Manufacturing Process That Saves Cost While Enhancing the Shelf Life of Drugs at 5th Annual Aseptic Processing of Sterile Drug Products Conference

... will be offering this service to outside companies on a contract basis. The facility will allow CEL-SCI to perform aseptic filling of small volume parenteral drug products. The Company will employ a process known as "true cold" +4 degrees Celsius Aseptic Filling for products derived from stem cell ...

GHX Announces 2009 Best In Class Award Winners

... Meridian Bioscience Inc. Needles & Syringes NovoNordisk Ostomy Coloplast parenteral B. Braun Medical Inc.** Patient Care Products, Medical Sage Products Inc. Point of Care Testing (POCT) ...

AMDL Inc.'s JJB Plant Receives Production Approval From Chinese State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA)

... on its small injectable manufacturing line which is specifically used to produce the Goodnak(R) anti-aging injectable product and other small volume parenteral solutions. The SFDA requires all China-based companies engaged in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products to have "Good Manufacturing ...

Baxa Corporation Gets Social With Facebook and LinkedIn

... provides systems and products that streamline pharmacy operations for oral liquid delivery, sterile IV preparation and mixing multi-source parenteral solutions. The company's products provide solutions for enhancing patient safety, improving drug preparation procedures and reducing the opportunity ...

Video: Novalar Announces the Launch of OraVerse(TM) the First Dental Anesthesia Reversal Agent

... clinicians should be alert to the signs and symptoms of these events, particularly in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease. Following parenteral use of phentolamine at doses between 5 to 15 times higher than the recommended dose of OraVerse, myocardial infarction, and cerebrovascular spasm and ...

New MedPredict Report Assesses Current Outlook for Anticoagulants Market

... to balance efficacy versus bleeding risk? How does this vary by specialty? Is daily oral anticoagulant therapy preferable to a monthly parenteral dose? What do acute coronary syndrome treaters want that pharma is not currently providing? How do different specialists view the ...

Regado Biosciences to Present at the 2009 Wharton Healthcare Business Conference

... each system's therapeutic effect providing a safe and unique approach to personalized medicine. Regado's lead program, REG1, is comprised of two parenteral agents, the first being a potent and highly selective Factor IXa inhibitor (RB006) and the second being its complementary active control agent ...

Landmark Rh Immune Globulin Celebrates 40 Years of Saving Babies' Lives

... Store at 2 to 8 degrees C. Do not store frozen. Do not use after the expiration date printed on the syringe. parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter, discoloration and syringe damage prior to administration. Do not use if ...

An Oral Agent for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Psoriasis Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the United States than in Europe

... patient share in the United States (20 percent) than in Europe (10 percent), according to surveyed U.S. and European dermatologists. Although the parenteral route of administration has not handicapped the performance of biological agents in the psoriasis market, oral therapies are still preferred by ...

NexBio Completes First-in-Man Clinical Trial With DAS181 (Fludase(R)) and Strengthens Clinical Leadership

... novel, broad-spectrum biopharmaceuticals to prevent and treat current and emerging life-threatening diseases. Viradin(TM), invented by NexBio, is a parenteral protein under development, currently at lead optimization stage, directed to the treatment of viral hemorrhagic fever caused by viruses such as Ebola ...

ICU Nutritional Program Failed to Boost Outcomes

... through a feeding tube placed through the nose and into the stomach or small intestine), and an average of 1.04 days vs. 1.40 days to start of parenteral nutrition (intravenous feeding). The study also found that patients in the guideline ICUs achieved caloric goals more often and were fed on a ...

Ben Venue Laboratories, Inc. Named Recipient of the Governor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Environmental Stewardship

... anesthesia, antipsychotic and various other products. BVL has been under contract with the National Cancer Institute since 1967 to develop parenteral dosage forms for many anticancer agents. It has also manufactured various AIDS-specific drugs in conjunction with the NCI. Ben Venue is located in ...

Medipacs Chosen to Present at Invest Southwest Capital Conference

... ratio occurs precisely and rapidly which enables a variety of practical, low cost drug delivery devices to be used for administering small volume parenteral (SVP) drugs. According to recent studies, SVP drugs are often implicated in drug delivery errors that extend hospital stays and increase variable ...

Althea Technologies Appoints E.J. Brandreth to Vice President of Quality and Regulatory

... and launch of Zevalin(R) and Rituxan(R), CBER's first approved monoclonal antibody for cancer. Additionally, Mr. Brandreth has helped to develop two parenteral Drug Association (PDA) technical reports. E.J. Brandreth added, "I am very pleased to join the outstanding team of professionals here at Althea ...

Novalar Receives FDA Approval for OraVerse(TM)

... adverse reaction that was greater than control was transient injection site pain. Although tachycardia and cardiac arrhythmia may occur with the parenteral use of alpha-adrenergic blocking agents, such events are uncommon after submucosal administration of OraVerse. "The Novalar team is extremely ...

FDA Approves Taclonex Scalp(R) - Once Daily Therapy for Treatment of Moderate to Severe Scalp Psoriasis

... company with headquarters in Denmark and 100% owned by the LEO Foundation. LEO Pharma is a global leading company within topical dermatology and parenteral treatment of thromboembolic disorders and employing about 3,000 people in more than 40 countries. Read more on http://www.leo-pharma.com . ...

GHX Announces 2008 Best In Class Award Winners

... Reagents/Supplies BioMerieux SA Needles & Syringes NovoNordisk Ostomy Coloplast** parenteral B Braun Medical Inc.** Patient Care Products, Medical Sage Products Inc. Point of Care Testing (POCT) ...

Emmaus Medical, Inc. Enters Into Sub-License Agreement for Treatment of Short Bowel Syndrome

... afflicting around 20,000 Americans who have lost large portions of their small intestine. This leads to a malnourished condition requiring total parenteral nutrition (TPN) through intravenous feeding. NutreStore(TM) in conjunction with human growth hormone and an appropriate diet is the first new ...

Artesunate Is Better For Malaria Than Quinine

... in this large multi-center trial show that parenteral artesunate reduces mortality in patients with ... is still no generally available formulation of parenteral artesunate made to Good Manufacturing Practices standards. Quality assured, affordable parenteral artesunate should be made widely available in ...

Clinical Guidelines Help Identify Which Children at Risk of Bacterial Meningitis

... 2 months, they suggest admission to the hospital and administration of parenteral (ad ministered intravenously or by injection) antibiotics. 'In the ... most children with CSF pleocytosis are admitted to the hospital to receive parenteral antibiotics while awaiting bacterial culture test results. Using the ...

Voluntary Error-Reporting System Ensures Patient Safety

... undergoing IV infusions (for more information, see http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/pages/news/pressdetails.cfm?newsid=340) ? An online total parenteral nutrition (TPN) calculator, designed to prevent nutrition errors among premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit, and currently used ...

UK Spends £7.3 Billion Annually On Malnutrition Cost

... The British Association for parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (BAPEN) has revealed that malnutrition costs the country over £7.3 billion annually. This is more than twice the cost incurred ...

Opioids And Abnormal Pain Perception

... for a significantly shorter duration than were healthy controls. Recent evidence reported on increased pain sensitivity in animals following parenteral opioid administration and in humans subsequent to intravenously of short-acting opioids and possibly in drug addicts. A new study, to be ...

The ideal composition of intravenous lipid emulsion

... intravenous nutrition may successfully modulate inflammation and immunosuppression. The creation of soybean oil-based lipid emulsions, for use in parenteral nutrition, was an important landmark in the science of nutritional treatment of surgical patients and individuals requiring critical care. The ...

More Women Are Opting For Painless Labor

... for 57 percent of services in the smaller hospitals. These figures represent a significant increase since 1992. Mothers are less likely to receive parenteral narcotics (drugs injected into the blood stream) as their only source of pain relief. Source: Newswise ...
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