“In some cases, infusion pumps can be used with extension sets outside of the patient room to protect the clinical personnel and conserve personal protective equipment” ECRI (2020).
B. Braun receives FDA emergency use authorization for use of infusion pumps with nebulizers for COVID-19 patients
“Studies have shown that using infusion pumps with nebulizers can help provide steady, controlled delivery of nebulized medication to patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). Some of the most critical COVID-19 patients suffer from severe ARDS” B. Braun (2020).
“Document was released on April 5, 2020 by a group of experts from the Long Term Central Venous Access Group (GAVeCeLT) and covers important aspects of vascular access in COVID-19 patients, based on their current experience in the treatment of these patients” GAVeCeLT (2020).
“BD/CareFusion 303 is recalling the Alaris Infusion Pump System and Modules due to multiple system errors, software errors, and use-related errors” FDA (2020).