ABSTRACT

SAVER Summary: Portable Intravenous (IV) Infusion Pumps [December 2012]   [open pdf - 684KB]

"Intravenous (IV) infusion pumps are used during medical response operations to deliver accurate rates of IV fluids or medication through plastic tubing, which is connected to an IV catheter that is inserted into a patient's vein. These devices allow medical personnel to set the amount of fluids or medication to be delivered over a specified time frame. Portable pumps are used for pre-hospital emergency response or during ground and air transport"

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2012-12
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Public Domain
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Department of Homeland Security: https://www.dhs.gov/
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