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Hospital epidemiologists trace outbreak of organism to commonly used wound care equipment
... of the pulsatile lavage gun, including disposable tubing
and suction canister, as well as on cleaned stretc...ater containing wound debris into a canister. The tubing
and shield devices are disposable and not reused between patients. Approximately 3,000 pulsatile la...
FDA approves ABRAXANE(TM) for metastatic breast cancer
...lvent-containing drugs to patients, specialized IV tubing
is thus required. Furthermore, studies have shown that solvents may minimize anti-tumor activity by entrapping the active compound in the bloodstream, rendering it less available to the tumor cell where it is needed to effect its anti-tumor activit...
Worms, slugs inspire robotic devices
...rm its way into complicated places or into curving tubing
such as the colon," Chiel explained. The current prototype can be added to existing medical endoscopes. Eventually, the device may be miniaturized and equipped with sensors that enable it to work autonomously and self propelling. According to Chiel, ...
Phthalates found in infants treated in NICUs that use devices containing phthalates
...ut of the plastic into the body from catheters and tubing
used in medical treatments. The body metabolizes D...taining blood, plasma, intravenous (IV) fluids and tubing
and other products associated with the delivery of fluids, nutrients, and air to NICU infants. The ...
Groundwater sampling goes tubular
...using a simple apparatus of -inch-diameter plastic tubing
to collect samples at varying levels in the aquife... a temporary steel casing into the ground. Plastic tubing
is lowered into the casing. Typically, three tubes are installed at each location, reaching depths o...
Laser goes tubing for faster body-fluid tests
...ormed, and theres no touching of the fluid." The tubing
doesnt just help with the signal strength; it also makes it easy to move biofluids around. "We pump a sample into the tube, pass some light through it, and send it along its way?and then were all set to pump in the next one," said Berger....