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 …