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Quality Management at Enthermics
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An Interview from Enthermics' Quality Assurance Manager gives readers an in depth look of how Enthermics maintains product quality. 

ivNow and Peritoneal Dialysis
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Peritoneal dialysis is one of two standard methods to filter waste products from the blood when the kidneys fail to function. The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reports there are more than 600,000 people in this country with kidney failure and most of them need dialysis. A percentage will qualify for peritoneal dialysis.

Peritoneal dialysis can also warm hypothermic patients whose core body temperature is less than 35 degrees Celsius. Warming solutions used in peritoneal dialysis is a critical part of the process whether removing waste or warming a body.

The Benefits of Administering Warm IV Fluids
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More and more the medical community is recognizing the value of warming intravenous fluids both for patient comfort and to reduce the occurrence of perioperative hypothermia. Mild perioperative hypothermia is linked with increases in morbidity and mortality, according to a 2011 report published in The Ochsner Journal. Both active and passive warming measures are necessary to reduce incidences of clinical hypothermia and that includes the use of warm IV fluids.