Home Infusion: Advantages and Disadvantages

In today’s times with rising healthcare costs, ways to reduce costs while maintaining the quality of treatment and care are looked up to. There are multiple health services that can be delivered in the patients’ home, …

ReLink®: A breakthrough in preventing IV dislodgement in oncology treatment

Intravenous (IV) infusions are used for management of various forms of cancer and are part of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiotherapy protocols. A long- term vascular access device (VAD) is usually used for delivering …

Complications of Intravenous (IV) therapy

Intravenous (IV) therapy is a treatment based on infusing various fluids (e.g. medications or blood products) directly into a vein. Approximately 80% of in-hospital patients receive IV therapy. 1 IVs are categoris…

Unique Device Identification System

EU Medical Device Regulations 2017/745 and 2017/746 Two new Regulations – EU MDR 2017/745 on medical devices and IVDR 2017/746 were adopted in April 2017 and came into implementation on 25 May 2017. Regulation…

Classification of Medical Devices

According to EU Medical Device Regulation 2017/745, the medical devices are grouped into four basic categories: Non-invasive devices Invasive medical devices …