MED Alliance welcomes Linear Health Sciences, the developer of the Orchid Safety Release Valve that helps reduce IV dislodgements, improve patient satisfaction and free clinicians from unnecessary restarts.
When a patient in the ICU requires an indwelling urinary catheter, proper maintenance and care of that catheter is important. Utilizing a securement device can help clinicians prevent complications, reduce patient pain, increase patient satisfaction and provide the best quality of care. A 2016 study1 published in the US National Library of Medicine National Institutes [...]
Suturing central venous catheters (CVCs) is a widely used and effective way of securement but can come with great risks, such as infection and needle stick injuries. An article from The Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology reports that needle stick injuries pose a significant injury to healthcare providers, with 25-39 injuries per 100,000 sutures [...]