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Air embolism is the second most serious, preventable adverse hospital event and is a non-reimbursable, hospital-acquired condition.

Health Reporting and "Never Events," Andrew Miller, MD, MPH

ClearLine IV is the only FDA-cleared and CE certified product that detects and removes air in IV lines continuously and automatically.

Webinar - Venous Air: A Source of Unrecognized Morbidity
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Webinar - Venous Air: A Source of Unrecognized Morbidity
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When air enters the circulatory system it can create an air embolism leading to shock and even death.


Prevention is the Best Treatment

  • Constant vigilance is required to ensure that air never enters your patient. Now the Clearline IV offers this constant vigilance automatically and reliably
  • Air can enter the IV line whenever a bag is not fully de-aired, is changed or emptied
  • Administration of Medications is another frequent source of air in IV lines
  • Diagnosis is difficult and relies on clinical suspicion
  • Current "solutions" like filters can clog and break

Now you can avoid long-term clinical complications, extended hospital stays and medical liability costs caused by air embolisms.

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Air Embolism Complications

  • Symptoms from this issue can occur within seconds once air is introduce into the vasculature system​
  • Mortality from Air Embolisms range from 48-80%
  • Studies have shown that fluid warmers, infusion pumps and syringe pumps can introduce air into the IV circuit
  • Infants have displayed symptomatic venous air embolisms with only 0.4ml/kg of intravascular air
  • In adults, lethal doses have been indicated at 50 ml in a normal adults and as little as 10ml has created v-fib in critically ill patients
  • Symptoms of air embolism include: migraines, temporary paralysis, tachycardia, tachypnoea, dyspnoea, chest pain, sudden loss of consciousness, hypotension and shock