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Extended Stability of Intravenous 0.9% Sodium Chloride Solution After Prolonged Heating or Cooling
Posted by Katja Wolff on
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As the healthcare community fights to find ways to bring down costs, the waste of IV fluid bags is an essential component -- many discarded after 28 days, which is the recommended shelf life.

Sterility and stability remain two significant factors when considering pharmaceutical compound preparation and the safety of IV fluid bags. Determining if it is possible to extend the shelf life of these bags without compromising either could help alleviate costs.

Warming Techniques and Roles for the Preoperative Patient
Posted by Lauren Burke on
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Preoperative care means taking physical and psychological steps to help the patient before surgery. Strong evidence exists to show that active preoperative warming is a large part of that service. It reduces the risk of intraoperative and perioperative hypothermia and complications such as surgical site infections. Pre-warming is also a form of comfort care for patients that are understandably feeling anxiety. 

Enthermics Climbs Mount Everest
Posted by Lauren Burke on
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Kind of...A few members of the Enthermics team participated in a team-building and endurance event called 29029 Everesting that took place in Vermont, on Stratton Mountain, October 17 through 19, 2019. Learning to work together and helping each other during this exercise in endurance has made the team stronger and can be directly applied to everyday life as well as success in business. . In conjunction with preparing for the event, we also raised almost 5k for St. Joseph Home, a home for adults and children with developmental disabilities, in Cincinnati Ohio - thanks in part to a significant donation from Alto-Shaam.