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INS Standards of Practice Outline

INS Standards of Practice Outline

CLINICAL EDUCATION SERIES An updated version of the Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice (8th edition) was recently published in the Journal of Infusion Nursing (Volume 44 January/February 2021). As a manufacturer of medical devices, Moog Medical is proud to ...
The Importance of Resolution and Continuity of Flow

The Importance of Resolution and Continuity of Flow

Not all infusion pumps are created equal, and some pumps may work better for certain therapies than others. Different infusion pump technologies have different methods for delivering medication, each with unique Resolution and Continuity of Flow attributes. It is ...
Understanding the ENFit Enteral Feeding Connector

Understanding the ENFit Enteral Feeding Connector

ENFit is a worldwide initiative to make all enteral feeding devices specific to tube feeding. All enteral feeding products with a connector will be changed to include the ENFit connector. This includes syringes, gravity sets, pump sets, extension sets, and even ...
Understanding Parenteral Nutrition

Understanding Parenteral Nutrition

People are sometimes not able to get enough nutrition by mouth or through tube feeding in order to satisfy their nutritional requirements. In some of these cases, Parenteral Nutrition is used to deliver nutrition directly into the bloodstream. When delivered in ...
Air Travel with a CURLIN Infusion Pump

Air Travel with a CURLIN Infusion Pump

Patients and caregivers often ask if CURLIN Ambulatory Infusion Pumps can be used during air travel. Moog has released a customer letter outlining consideration when travelling with a CURLIN pump. A summary of the letter is posted below. The full letter can be ...
What is the Difference Between Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition?

What is the Difference Between Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition?

All people need food and nutrition in order to survive. Sometimes, due to illness, surgery, or other reasons, individuals are unable to get the nutrition their bodies require. It then becomes necessary for these individuals to receive nutrition through alternative ...
How Resolution of Flow Impacts Infusion Therapy

How Resolution of Flow Impacts Infusion Therapy

Understanding the difference between Accuracy, Resolution of Flow, and Continuity of Flow is essential when evaluating competitive infusion pumps. In the printing industry, resolution is used to describe the amount of detail in a printed image. Print resolution is ...
Benefits of a Curvilinear Infusion Pump Design

Benefits of a Curvilinear Infusion Pump Design

Peristaltic pumps are electromechanical devices that use a series of small motor rotations to deliver fluid. Fluid is contained within flexible delivery tubing which is fitted inside the pump casing. As the motor in the pump turns, “fingers” or “rollers” squeeze ...
Clinical Impact of Continuity of Flow

Clinical Impact of Continuity of Flow

Understanding the difference between Accuracy, Resolution of Flow, and Continuity of Flow is essential when evaluating competitive infusion pumps. Continuity of Flow describes a pump’s ability to maintain accurate delivery of fluid boluses at precise time ...
Formula Left in the Tubing – Compensating for Residual Volume

Formula Left in the Tubing – Compensating for Residual Volume

When an enteral feeding is completed, a small amount of formula is may remain in the downstream tubing of the delivery set. This undelivered formula is often referred to as residual volume. Understanding why residual volume occurs, and how to compensate for it is ...
Traveling with an Enteral Feeding Pump

Traveling with an Enteral Feeding Pump

Travelling can be difficult, especially when travelling with medical equipment such as an enteral feeding pump. A little bit of planning ahead can make the entire process much simpler. Several online resources are available that will help as you plan for your ...
Understanding the True Cost of Pump Ownership

Understanding the True Cost of Pump Ownership

When making purchasing decisions between competitive feeding pump technologies, it is easy to focus on the initial purchase price. However, many hidden costs exist that may lead to a much higher total cost of ownership than originally estimated. Hidden costs such ...

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