Carefusion Alaris BD MedSystem III (2860, 2063, 2865) Features The MedSystem III is intended for facilities that utilize infusion pumps for the delivery of fluids, medications, blood and blood products using continuous or intermittent delivery through clinically acceptable routes of administration; such as, intravenous (IV), intra-arterial (IA), subcutaneous, epidural, enteral, or irrigation of fluid spaces. The MedSystem III is a multi-channel infusion pump intended to deliver multiple infusions to a single patient. Three independent fluid delivery systems in the space of one Compact size Easy to Setup and use, yet provides advanced features Accommodates assorted container types Multiple delivery methods Accurate delivery of a variety of fluids Uses administration sets that provide free-flow protection Six available Device Types with configurable parameters (maximum and minimum rates, maximum volumes, baseline and maximum pressures, and air-in-line thresholds) to achieve specific clinical applications Display infusion status for rate, volume remaining and volume infused. Infusions can be programmed to deliver at a specified rate or over a specified period of time. Secondary mode allows fluids and medications to be delivered at two different rates, sequentially. Dose Rate Calculator (DRC) feature performs volumetric rate and/or dose rate calculations. With DRC activated, the MedSystem III displays infusion status for rate, dosing regimen and drug name. Communications Protocol allows clinical monitoring, MedSystem III configuration and maintenance. Field Maintenance Software (FMS) available for Biomed to configure, service and troubleshoot the MedSystem III. Carefusion Alaris BD MedSystem III (2860, 2063, 2865) Specifications Delivery The 2865 features a delivery rate range of 0.1 – 999 milliliters/hour for each channel and a KVO rate range of 0.1 – 20.0 milliliters/hour. The 2863 features a delivery rate range of 0.1 – 999 milliliters/hour for each channel and a KVO rate range of 0.1 – 20.0 milliliters/hour. The 2860 features a delivery rate range of 0.1 – 999 milliliters/hour for each channel and a KVO rate range of 0.1 – 20.0 milliliters/hour.
General Information About IV Therapy IV Therapy IV therapy is used to deliver by infusion, fluids, medication, or nutrients to patients. There are two main types of administration of infusion, volumetric and syringe/PCA. IV Therapy-Volumetric These pumps are used when the accuracy of fluid volume to be infused is critical such as in the case of medications used for infusion of drugs for circulatory support. Volumetric pumps deliver a given volume of fluid per unit time measured in mL/hour. Volumetric pumps can be single or multi channel. Both types allow for the administration of more than one fluid at a time. Single channel employs a piggyback method while multi-channel uses separate tubing set up for the administration of multiple medications or fluids IV Therapy-Syringe Syringe pumps are used to administer small volumes of fluids or medications. (1 mL to 60 mL syringe) Syringe pumps are an effective way to deliver medication with precision while reducing the chance of human error if the medication were to be administered by a member of the medical staff* (of course human error can occur when inputting data or choosing dose rate over time) Like volumetric pumps, syringe pumps can be programmed to deliver the medication over a predetermined time