• The intravenous route of administration can be used for injections (with a syringe at higher pressures ) or infusions (typically using only the pressure supplied by gravity). (wikipedia.org)
  • Intravenous infusions are commonly referred to as drips . (wikipedia.org)
  • Health care providers usually administer a solution of a manufactured amino acid, known as disodium ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid, in a series of intravenous infusions. (reference.com)
  • American Spine is pleased to now offer intravenous infusions of anesthetics and analgesics to patients with intractable pain issues such as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Migraine headaches, Fibromyalgia, and other pain syndromes. (prweb.com)
  • Intravenous infusions of particular pharmacologic agents have been known to provide substantial pain relief in patients with various chronic painful conditions. (prweb.com)
  • It was also said that intravenous infusions in a volume greater than 50 mL within a 6 hour period are prohibited under the UFC Anti-Doping Policy, except for those legitimately received in the course of hospital admissions, surgical procedures or clinical investigations. (isteroids.com)
  • As we are in the middle of the Olympics, it is important to clarify that almost all "intravenous infusions" are banned by the World Anti-Doping Agency. (thestar.com)
  • We included 118 health care professionals who would be involved in the preparation of intravenous medication infusions as part of their regular clinical activities. (cmaj.ca)
  • 15 Direct assessment of intravenous drug infusions received by patients has suggested that up to 65% of infusions have unacceptable concentrations by industry standards despite routine safety practises. (cmaj.ca)
  • 16 - 23 We performed a systematic evaluation of the preparation process for intravenous infusions to identify factors associated with preventable medication errors. (cmaj.ca)
  • We included qualified health care professionals (physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians) who would be involved in the preparation of intravenous drug infusions. (cmaj.ca)
  • To determine initial intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG) treatment failures in Kawasaki disease (KD) and to report the outcome of retreatment and our use of pulse intravenous (IV) methylprednisolone and cyclophosphamide in patients with persistent KD. (aappublications.org)
  • The use of intravenous gammaglobulin (IVIG) with aspirin is standard treatment and successful in most patients. (aappublications.org)
  • Randomised and quasi-randomised controlled trials of intravenous midazolam use in neonates were identified by searching the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL, The Cochrane Library, Issue 3, 2012), MEDLINE (1985 to 2012), EMBASE (1980 to 2012), CINAHL (1981 to 2012), reference lists of published studies, personal files, and abstracts published in The Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting Abstract Archives from 1990 to 2011. (mendeley.com)
  • The present invention is also of great use wherever smaller than full flask size doses of intravenous fluids are prescribed to be administered at intervals. (google.com)
  • Intravenous fluids are usually packaged in minimum size flasks of 500 cc., which heretofore has necessitated constant vigilance in order to stop the feeding when the prescribed amount has been administered. (google.com)
  • A new set of studies has explored the saline used in intravenous fluids in hospitals and found that they may not be as safe as earlier believed. (news-medical.net)
  • An intravenous administration set assembly (10) is disclosed which is capable of introducing fluid from a plurality of sources of intravenous fluids into a patient and which allows the various sources of fluid to be easily attached and detected from the assembly without the necessity for intravening. (google.com.au)
  • An intravenous administration set assembly (10) is disclosed which is capable of introducing fluid from a plurality of sources of intravenous fluids into a patient and which allows the various sources of fluid to be easily attached and detected from the assembly without the necessity for intravening safety steps, such as purging the system, and yet without any possibility of air or bacteria being introduced through the system into the patient. (google.com.au)
  • Intravenous therapy involves the injection of fluids directly into veins. (wisegeek.com)
  • An intravenous drip drip may be used to deliver fluids over time at the right concentration. (wisegeek.com)
  • Intravenous therapy involves injecting fluids directly into the veins via a intravenous line. (wisegeek.com)
  • Compared with other routes of administration , the intravenous route is the fastest way to deliver fluids and medications throughout the body. (bionity.com)
  • Intravenous replacement of fluids and electrolytes is generally used only in severe cases of dehydration. (livestrong.com)
  • The main advantage of intravenous fluid replacement is that it works quickly, with the fluids and electrolytes bypassing the digestive tract and going directly into the bloodstream. (livestrong.com)
  • Intravenous fluid replacement can also be used for patients whose vomiting makes drinking fluids difficult. (livestrong.com)
  • I want to make intravenous fluids a standard treatment for Dysautonomia (e.g. (change.org)
  • At the moment, intravenous fluids are not yet well recognized as an effective treatment for these conditions, and many patients suffer needlessly on medications or other therapies that are failing to help their symptoms. (change.org)
  • A recent shortage of intravenous (IV) solutions, most acutely affecting normal saline solutions, has prompted concerns across the nation. (medscape.com)
  • A fitting for coupling to a source of intravenous fluid or a drainage device is disposed at a proximal portion of the catheter assembly and mechanically connected to the spring guide and wire core at respective proximal ends. (google.ca)
  • 2. The intravenous catheter assembly of claim 1 wherein said retention means comprises a wire core which is disposed adjacent to an inner surface of said flexible cannular means. (google.ca)
  • 4. The intravenous catheter assembly as claim 3 wherein there is further provided cannular needle means having a cylindrical body having a predetermined external radius which is smaller than said predetermined internal radius of said lumen of said cannular termination means, said cannular needle means being slidably disposed within said lumen of said cannular termination means. (google.ca)
  • The present invention relates to an apparatus useful in puncturing the skin of a patient to be treated with a fluid, in particular an intravenous (I.V.) catheter assembly. (google.ca)
  • In a case report , researchers described the effects of intravenous vitamin C on a 30-year-old woman suffering from an EBV infection, reporting that the treatment (using 50 grams (g) of vitamin C for three consecutive days) reduced symptoms after only five days, with no adverse side effects. (theepochtimes.com)
  • Examines the hemodynamic effects of intravenous vasopressors, chemical agents used for the treatment of severe hypotension and cardiac arrest. (ebscohost.com)
  • It's also been found that intravenous curcumin in combination with vitamin C and glutathione (I call it the "Mother of All Antioxidants") has a potentiating effecting in helping people with chronic health conditions e.g. hepatitis C, liver fibrosis. (scienceblogs.com)
  • BETHESDA, Md., March 27 - Three case reports of benefit from intravenous use of high-dose vitamin C for cancer are being promoted here as a sign that perhaps a reassessment of the long-discredited approach is in order. (medpagetoday.com)
  • When administering intravenous solutions it is imperative that a supply of solution be maintained in the feed line until after the needle be withdrawn fnom the vein, because in the absence of solution, the patients blood becomes exposed to air and may coagulate. (google.com)
  • Plasma urea or creatinine was noted to be raised in 58 of 354 patients treated with intravenous acyclovir. (nih.gov)
  • Intravenous fluid management of trauma patients is fraught with complex decisions that are often complicated by coagulopathy and blood loss. (springer.com)
  • These cases are rare, but doctors are likely to treat these patients with intravenous potassium so that the heart and other organs are less likely to be in danger. (wisegeek.com)
  • Two mitochondrial medicine experts from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) reported on eight years of clinical experience in providing intravenous (IV) arginine when new-onset neurologic problems concerning for acute stroke-like episode developed in nine pediatric mitochondrial disease patients. (eurekalert.org)
  • The purpose of this study is to assess the use of intravenous Acetaminophen ( OFIRMEV ) as an effective adjunct therapeutic agent in patients undergoing craniotomy. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Benefits of intravenous chelation include reductions in the risk of a cardiovascular event, death from heart disease, a nonfatal stroke or a heart attack by more than 40 percent, and a 52 percent reduction in recurrent heart attacks for diabetes patients, according to the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health. (reference.com)
  • The present study demonstrated that treatment with intravenous magnesium followed by oral magnesium over a 6-week period improved pain intensity and lumbar spine mobility during a 6-month period in patients with refractory chronic low back pain with a neuropathic component. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • In follow-up human trials, a handful of cervical cancer patients given intravenous vitamin C along with their chemotherapy reported fewer toxic side effects from their cancer treatment, according to the study published in the issue of Science Translational Medicine . (health24.com)
  • The patients who received intravenous vitamin C along with their chemotherapy reported less toxicity of the brain, bone marrow and major organs, the investigators found. (health24.com)
  • The aim of this study was to determine the efficacy of oral regimens in patients without active gastric bleeding and those of intravenous regimens in a group with active gastric bleeding. (biomedsearch.com)
  • In intravenous group 24 patients (92.3%) and in oral group 24 subjects (82.8%) had no drug adverse events. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Finally, it may be concluded that both five-day intravenous therapeutic regimen in patients with active gastric bleeding and 14-day oral regimen in patients without active gastric bleeding would have good efficacy and low rate of drug adverse events. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Individuals who take these medications are usually not given intravenous potassium, however, unless their blood levels are low enough to be potentially fatal. (wisegeek.com)
  • Reduced dose intravenous immunogl. (mendeley.com)
  • He prescribed the dose of intravenous turmeric that killed Jade Erick. (scienceblogs.com)
  • One time intravenous administration of 50 ml dose of 5% dextrose infused over approximately 20 minutes. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • The dose of iron used in these studies is small relative to total body iron stores (approximately 4 g), and current intravenous formulations such as iron sucrose are very safe. (springer.com)
  • Early studies of high-dose oral and intravenous vitamin C appeared to show a benefit, but a randomized controlled trial of oral vitamin C failed to confirm the finding, the researchers noted, and the idea was abandoned. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Intravenous fentanyl can be used for labour analgesia with the doses reported here as an alternative to epidural analgesia. (nih.gov)
  • Studies have found that high doses of intravenous vitamin C can effectively reduce EBV antibody levels, shortening illness, and lessening symptoms. (theepochtimes.com)
  • In a recent case report , a 54-year-old Hispanic patient was treated with high doses of intravenous vitamin C for two days and experienced a significant reduction of symptoms on the first day and a complete absence of symptoms on the second day. (theepochtimes.com)
  • Intravenous Curcumin is absorbed better, faster and can be given in much higher doses compared to taking it orally. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Large doses of intravenous vitamin C have the potential to boost chemotherapy's ability to kill cancer cells, according to new laboratory research. (health24.com)
  • Intravenous systems can be categorized by which type of vein the inserted tube, called the catheter, empties into. (wikipedia.org)
  • Intravenous (IV) cannulation is a technique in which a cannula is placed inside a vein to provide venous access. (medscape.com)
  • An intravenous line (IV) is a soft, flexible tube placed inside a vein, usually in the hand or arm. (kidshealth.org)
  • No. 4,592,744 broadly describes safety venipuncture devices having a needle retracting means, which may include intravenous devices as well as hypodermic needles and vacuum tube phlebotomy systems. (google.ca)
  • An intravenous catheter which protects a clinician from accidental puncture from needle stick injuries which may result in the dangerous transfer of infectious diseases is disclosed which is easily operated with one hand and is compact for easy disposal. (google.ca)
  • The deputy head of Iran's anti-narcotics organization, Mohammad Reza Jahani, recently said that the number of intravenous heroin users has reached 250,000 of the estimated 350,000 heroin users in the country. (thebody.com)
  • Intravenous heroin users numbered 137,000 in 2006, according to the ministry. (thebody.com)
  • 'Glee' star Cory Monteith died of mixed drug toxicity, involving intravenous heroin use and ingestion of alcohol, according the final report from the British Columbia Coroners Service issued Wednesday. (baltimoresun.com)
  • Therefore, the compound of interest has been added (in quantities greater then frequently consumed by healthy populations) to presentations known as functional foods, megadose vitamins, complete formulas for specific diseases, oral drugs, and intravenous drugs. (healthy.net)
  • Intravenous leiomyomatosis is a rare condition seen exclusively in women in which leiomyomata, benign smooth muscle tumors, are found in veins. (wikipedia.org)
  • Infants receiving only intravenous glucose may lose protein stores at a rate of up to 1.0g/kg/day. (starship.org.nz)
  • Intravenous (IV) formulations have been developed for three neuraminidase inhibitor medications (oseltamivir, peramivir, and zanamivir). (cdc.gov)
  • The simplest form of intravenous access is a syringe with an attached hollow needle . (bionity.com)