Citation References

 

This is a starting point of references used on this site and is not intended to be a comprehensive list. You should conduct your own literature search prior to making any decisions or changes. 

  • IRadimed MRI Conditional patient care products contain less than 10 grams of magnetic material
    • 2460, 3850, 3860, 3860+ are MR Conditional up to the 10,000 Gauss Field Line and is intended for Zone IV operation
    • 3885-T is MR Conditional up to the 15,000 Gauss Field Line and is intended for Zone III operation
    • 3880 MR Conditional up to the 30,000 Gauss Field Line and is intended for Zone IV operation
    • 2465, 3855, 3865 and 3885-B are not MRI safe and are not intended for Zone IV operation

Infuse at the bore references:

[1] The Joint Commission: Preventing accidents and injuries in the MRI suite. Sentinel Event Alert #38, February 14, 2008.
[2] Gosbee J, Gosbee L: Flying Object Hits MRI. Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality WebM&M, February 2003.
[3] Shellock FG, Crivelli R, Venugopalan R: Programmable infusion pump and catheter: evaluation using 3-tesla magnetic resonance imaging. Neuromodulation, 2008; 11(3):163-170.
[4] Wynnychenko T, Szokol J, Murphy G: Infusion Pump Use in the MRI. Anesthesia & Analgesia, July 2000; 91(1):249-250.
[5] World Health Organization: Prevention of hospital-acquired infections 2nd edition. WHO/CDS/CRS/EPH/2002.12.
[6] Richards MJ, Edwards JR, Culver DH, Gaynes RP: Nosocomial infections in medical intensive care units in the United States. National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System. Crit Care Med. 1999; 27:887-892.
[7] Schmid MW: Preventing Intravenous Catheter-Associated Infections: An Update. Infection Control Today, June 1, 2001.
[8] Klabunde R: Determinants of Resistance to Flow (Poiseuille’s Equation). CV Physiology (www.cvphysiology.com), January 8, 2008.
[9] Naga J, Dabke H: The effect of IV cannula length on the rate of infusion. Injury, January 2006; 31(1): 41-45.
[10] Keay S: The safe use of infusion devices. Continuing Education in Anesthesia Critical Care & Pain, 2004; 4(3): 81-85.
[11] Deckert D, Buerkle C, Neurauter A, Hamm P, Linder K, Wenzel V: The Effects of Multiple Infusion Line Extensions on Occlusion Alarm Function of an Infusion Pump. Anesthesia & Analgesia, February 2009; 108(2):518-520.
[12] ECRI: General-Purpose Infusion Pumps. Health Devices, April-May 1998, 27(4-5):151-159.
[13] Jirka K: Post Occlusion Bolus Case Study. IRadimed internal investigation, November 2014 (contact sales@iradimed.com for a copy of the case study)
[14] CMS: FY 2013, FY 2014, FY2015 Final HAC List. www.cms.gov/medicare/medicare-fee-for-service-payment/HospitalAcqCond/Downloads/FY_2013_Final_HACsCodeList.PDF, August 2014.
[15] Scott D: The Direct Medical Costs of Healthcare-Associated Infections in U.S. Hospitals and the Benefits of Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. March 2009.
[16] Stone PW, Braccia D, Larson E: Systematic review of economic analyses of health care associated infections. American Journal of Infection Control, 2005; 33:501-509.
[17] Rello J, et al: Evaluation of Outcome of Intravenous Catheter-related Infections in Critically Ill Patients. 
American Journal of Respirator and Critical Care Medicine, 2000; 162:1027-1030.
[18] MRidium uses a non-magnetic motor and contains less than 15 grams of ferrous material allowing it to operate at 10,000 Gauss.
[19] Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA): Infusion Systems v2.1. December 2013.

Workflow Efficiency References:

[1] Ali S Saber Tehrani, HeeWon Lee, Simon C Mathews, Andrew Shore, Martin A Makary, Peter J Pronovost, David E Newman-Toker. 25-Year summary of US malpractice claims for diagnostic errors 1986–2010: an analysis from the National Practitioner Data Bank. BMJ Qual Saf, 22 April 2013.
[2] Dasta JF, McLaughlin TP, Mody SH, Piech CT. Daily cost of an intensive care unit day: the contribution of mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Med.
[3] World Health Organization: Prevention of hospital-acquired infections 2nd edition. WHO/CDS/CRS/EPH/2002.12.
[4] Richards MJ, Edwards JR, Culver DH, Gaynes RP: Nosocomial infections in medical intensive care units in the United States. National Nosocomial Infections Surveillance System. Crit Care Med. 1999.
[5] Schmid MW: Preventing Intravenous Catheter-Associated Infections: An Update. Infection Control Today, June 1, 2001.
[6] Klabunde R: Determinants of Resistance to Flow (Poiseuille’s Equation). CV Physiology (www.cvphysiology.com), January 8, 2008.
[7] Naga J, Dabke H: The effect of IV cannula length on the rate of infusion. Injury, January 2006.
[8] ECRI: General-Purpose Infusion Pumps. Health Devices, April-May 1998.
[9] Jirka K: Post Occlusion Bolus Case Study. IRadimed internal investigation, November 2014 (contact sales@iradimed.com for a copy of the case study).
[10] Deckert D, Buerkle C, Neurauter A, Hamm P, Linder K, Wenzel V: The Effects of Multiple Infusion Line Extensions on Occlusion Alarm Function of an Infusion Pump. Anesthesia & Analgesia, February 2009.
[11] Waydhas, C: Equipment review: Intrahospital transport of critically ill patients, February 1999.
[12] The Joint Commission: Preventing accidents and injuries in the MRI suite. Sentinel Event Alert #38, February 14, 2008.
[13] Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP): ISMP List of High-Alert Medications in Acute Care Settings, 2014.
[14] MRidium uses a non-magnetic motor and contains less than 15 grams of ferrous material allowing it to operate at 10,000 Gauss.
[15] Somasundaram K, Kalavathi P: Analysis of Imaging Artifacts in MR Brain Images. Oriental Journal of Computer Science & Technology, June 2012.

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