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An infusion management and pumping system is disclosed. Infusion prescriptions are generated and monitored by a pharmacy management system. Labels for each infusion to be given to a patient are generated and printed in a bar code format. Each label contains data regarding a prescribed infusion program, including the drug or drugs to be infused, the infusion regimen, the expiration date, and the patient to whom the infusion is to be administered. The management system checks for incompatibilities between drugs that are being prescribed for simultaneous infusion. Each label generated by the management system is attached to the container which holds the infusion solution. The data on the label is transferred to an infusion pumping system by a bar code reader at the infusion pumping system. The pumping system checks that all necessary data has been entered. During operation, the pumping system checks for a variety of alarm conditions and stores any alarms in a ranking according to urgency. The infusion pumping system is responsive to remote or biofeedback instructions to alter the planned infusion program. Central computer records processing receives infusion data and provides infusion, inventory, and use analysis.

Title
Infusion fluid management system
Application Number
304068
Publication Number
5317506
Application Date
May 12, 1992
Publication Date
May 31, 1994
Inventor
Charles M Crisler
Windham
NH, US
Wayne P Griffin
Dracut
MA, US
James E Coutre
Concord
MA, US
Agent
Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes
Assignee
Abbott Laboratories
IL, US
IPC
A61M 5/00
G06F 15/42
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