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Global Intravenous Equipment Industry

The Changing Dynamics of Intravenous Equipment II-4

Work on Equipment Functionalities: Gaining an Edge II-4

Intravenous Infusion Technology: A Prime Growth Driver II-5

Alternative Site Care: Shaping the Intravenous Equipment Market II-5

IV Infusion Pumps: An Obvious Beneficiary of the Rise in

Alternate Care Sites II-6

Non-PVC IV Bags Gaining Prominence II-6

Widening use of Disposable Infusion Pumps II-6

Central Venous Catheters: No Formidable Rivals To Slow Down

Growth II-7

Smart Infusion Systems: Marking the Convergence of Healthcare

IT & IV Drug Delivery Systems II-7

Beating the Odds II-8

Three Key Factors Driving Hospital Adoption of Smart

Infusion Systems II-8

Market Characterized by Price Competitiveness II-8

Remote-Control Catheters - A Possible Technology II-8

New Software Promises More Safety in Usage of Intravenous

Infusion Pumps II-9

IV Devices- "Now & Then" II-9

Competitive Analysis II-9

Table 1: Leading Players in the Global Central Venous

Catheters Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value

Sales for Teleflex, C.R. Bard, B. Braun Melsungen, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Infusion Pumps Market

(2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Value Sales for

Hospira, CareFusion, Baxter, Medtronic and Others (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-10

Competitive Factors II-10


Unapproved and Spurious Intravenous Catheters Create Market Chaos II-12

Contamination of IV Ports During Infusion Therapy: A Cause for

Concern II-12

Complacency of Hospitals & Worker/Patient Safety: A Key Issue II-12

Accidental Needlestick Injuries II-12

Adverse Drug Events - Numbers Never Lie II-13

Smart Infusion Technology Makes IV Devices 'Smart' II-13

Smart Pumps in a Nutshell II-14


Artificial Arteriovenous Fistulae Developed for Safe use of

Intravenous Equipment II-15

Ultrasound Aided Insertion of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters II-15

Accidental Needlestick Injuries: A Thing of the Past II-15

Technology Advancements in PICC Space II-15

Safety of Intravenous Catheters Outclassed II-16

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