The affected lots were distributed in the U.S, Dutch Antilles, Barbados, Canada, Philippines, Kuwait, and Singapore between January to June 2017.
Staying adequately hydrated may be associated with a lower risk of obesity, according to a study published in the July/August issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.
For children with mild gastroenteritis and minimal dehydration, initiating diluted apple juice followed by their preferred fluids led to fewer treatment failures vs. electrolyte maintenance solution, according to findings from a study published in JAMA.
Hospira announced a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection VisIV flex container following a confirmed customer report of particulate in a single unit.
Hospira announced a voluntary recall of one lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter sealed in the bag at the additive port area. The particulate matter was identified as a human hair.
Baxter announced a voluntary recall of two lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter found in the solution. The particulate matter was identified as a fragment of the frangible from the vial adapter.
Hospira announced a voluntary recall of various lots of several intravenous (IV) solutions in its LifeCare line due to potential for leakage.
Heat waves, heat stroke, or sun stroke caused nearly one-third of more than 10,600 weather-related deaths reported between 2006-2010, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Although dehydration significantly reduces blood flow to the brain, researchers in England have found that the brain compensates by increasing the amount of oxygen it extracts from the blood.
Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of highly concentrated Potassium Chloride Injection 20mEq/50mL in a ViaFlex Container and three lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter, found in the solutions.
New guidelines released Friday by the National Athletic Trainer's Association say heat stroke victims need immediate cooling before they are taken to a hospital.
In response to the critical shortage of 0.9% Sodium Chloride (normal saline) injection, Baxter announced it will temporarily distribute in the U.S. normal saline produced in its Spain manufacturing facility.
The FDA is working to address a shortage of intravenous (IV) solutions, particularly 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection.
Baxter announced a voluntary recall of one lot of 5% Dextrose Injection and four lots of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection due to particulate matter found in the solutions.
The FDA is warning against the use of hydroxyethyl starch (HES) solutions in certain populations due to an increased risk in mortality.
Heat-related deaths are preventable and heat response plans focusing on identifying and limiting heat exposure among vulnerable populations should be in place before an extreme heat event.
Due to a critical shortage, total parenteral nutrition injectables will temporarily be imported from Norway.
Fresenius Kabi USA is recalling one lot of Magnesium Sulfate Injection due to potential glass particles in the vials.
Hospira had notified the public last August that it initiated a voluntary nationwide user-level recall of one lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, USP, 100mL, Flexible Container, NDC 0409-7984-23. Hospira is investigating the root cause.
After one confirmed report of brass particulates, Hospira is undertaking a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of 0.9% Sodium Chloride Injection, 1000mL, Flexible Container. The particulate was identified in the primary container appearing as several small gray/brown particles.
Due to significant safety concerns, hydroxyethyl starch should not be used for acute volume resuscitation in critically ill patients.
The FDA and Hospira announced that they are initiating a voluntary user-level recall of one lot of Lactated Ringer's and 5% Dextrose Injection, 1,000mL, Flexible Container.
A previously derived clinical dehydration scale (CDS) is characterized by moderate interobserver reliability and weak links with objective measures of disease severity for children administered intravenous rehydration.