B. Braun Announces Upgraded Ambulatory and Pain Management Pump - The Curlin 6000...
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B. Braun Announces Upgraded Ambulatory and Pain Management Pump - The Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) - at AACN CHICAGO--(Business Wire)-- B. Braun Medical Inc., a global leader in innovative healthcare products and services, announces the launch of the Curlin 6000 CMS(TM), made possible through its distribution agreement with Curlin Medical Inc. The Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) ambulatory electronic infusion system, which revolutionizes reliable, smart infusion technology with multi-therapy applications, will be presented at The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses' (AACN) National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exhibition being held May 6-8 in Chicago (Booth #3246). The Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) is a comprehensive product that incorporates a convenient PCA pump with both PC and PDA connectivity, and state-of-the-art CMS (Clinical Management System) software. The system is an upgrade on the 4000 series and comes equipped with Information On Demand (IOD) technology and is capable of delivering IV therapy using syringes, bottles or bags. For added flexibility in hospital settings, the Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) offers multiple therapy modes beyond PCA, including TPN with ramp/taper, continuous and intermittent infusions in addition to PCA and epidural modes. Adding to the features of the Curlin(TM) Pain Management System, the Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) has built-in safety features; such as integral free flow protection from upstream occlusion detection and programmable medication limits. It also possesses a larger color screen making it easier to read. The verification and confirmation of dose changes before implementation reduces the risk of programming errors and improves infusion outcomes for patient safety. "We're pleased to bring the Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) to our customers and anticipate even more beneficial results for patients with the 6000 series as customers are finding it to be an easy-to-use and extremely reliable system," said Gale White, Vice President for Infusion Systems at B. Braun Medical Inc. "Additionally, the launch of this upgraded system aligns well with our overall business strategy to provide our customers with the pain management solutions to improve patient safety and care. With many hospitals increasing use of sedation protocols, the compact size and lockbox capability fit in well with these therapy needs." While the Curlin 6000 CMS is primarily useful for hospital pain management teams, it also provides advantages for oncology, outpatient clinics, hospices and home infusions. The system provides the highest standard of medication safety, reducing therapy interruptions and catheter line complications as well as improving flow accuracy. Additionally, the Curlin 6000 CMS(TM) is helpful not only in drug administration, but also in event monitoring. The system gives healthcare professionals the ability to retrieve detailed, data rich reports based on the events stored in its log file. The report can indicate events, tampering or incorrect pump settings. About B. Braun B. Braun is the recipient of the 2007 Frost & Sullivan Medical Technology Global Excellence Award for its excellence in helping healthcare providers improve the lives of their patients. B. Braun has achieved "Best in KLAS" for Smart Pump Technology in *KLAS's 2007 Year End Report. Since its founding in 1839, B. Braun has built an unparalleled store of knowledge and expertise in delivering innovative healthcare products, medical devices and programs that enhance working processes in hospitals, alternate care settings and medical practices - increasing safety for patients, doctors and nurses. Its 35,000 employees worldwide are proud of their commitment to translating customer needs into products with unmatched quality, superior technology, cost-effectiveness and environmental responsibility. Through its "Sharing Expertise(R)" initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services. For more information about B Braun or its safety healthcare products, call 800-854-6851, email us at email@example.com or visit B. Braun at www.bbraunusa.com. About Curlin Curlin Medical is a medical device company with patented technology, establishing itself as the infusion system provider that bridges the needs of the hospital and alternate site markets. Curlin Medical Inc. is located in Hungtington Beach, CA, and with its affiliates and predecessor companies has been in business for over 25 years. For more information visit www.curlinmedical.com. Stern + Associates Stephanie Euler, 908-276-4344 ext. 213 firstname.lastname@example.org or B. Braun Medical Inc. Susan Denby, 610-997-4856 email@example.com Copyright Business Wire 2008
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