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December 01, 2020

aapgrandrounds.aappublications.org

Early Enteral Feeding in Acute Pancreatitis

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November 30, 2020

michiganradio.org

Eight months after getting COVID-19, one Kalamazoo woman is still battling the effects

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November 26, 2020

onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Enteral Feeding Intolerance: Updates in Definitions and Pathophysiology

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November 17, 2020

stayconnected.org

The Logic of Conversion: How Supply and Demand Affect Your Transition

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November 12, 2020

alsnewstoday.com

An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure (Benjamin Franklin, 1736) | Feeding Tubes & ALS

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November 12, 2020

pharmacypracticenews.com

The Power—and Peril—of Protein in the ICU

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November 11, 2020

biospace.com

Largest real-world study of Phagenyx® demonstrates significant benefits of treatment in patients with unsafe swallowing (neurogenic dysphagia) resulting from multiple causes

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November 03, 2020

stayconnected.org for vescomedical.com

Vesco Medical Response to GEDSA Letter on Updated ENFit Connector Conversion Schedule

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October 28, 2020

aadcnews.com

Feeding Tubes for AADC Deficiency

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October 27, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Ninth Edition | Resources at Your Fingertips

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October 27, 2020

pompediseasenews.com

Feeding Tubes for Pompe Disease

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October 23, 2020

cardinalhealth.com

Cardinal Health Response to GEDSA Letter on Updated ENFit Connector Conversion Schedule

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October 22, 2020

aspen.informz.net

ASPEN Clinical Webinars Oct 27, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 2020

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October 21, 2020

heraldmailmedia.com

Specialized Nutrition Pioneer Nutricia Welcomes Real Food Blends

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October 19, 2020

youtube.com

ASPEN's Blenderized Tube Feeding Video Series

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October 19, 2020

cambridgenetwork.co.uk

Medovate signs exclusive agreement with Vygon to distribute regional anaesthesia device

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October 15, 2020

yahoo.com

Meet the nurse who created tube-feeding onesies for newborns

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October 15, 2020

delcotimes.com

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Dietitian Creates Blenderized Tube Feed Recipe Builder to Help Families with Tube-Fed Children Provide Real Food, Meet Nutritional Needs

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October 07, 2020

youtube.com

MNI: From Hospital to Home with Parenteral Nutrition (English)

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October 05, 2020

beckershospitalreview.com

An often-overlooked source of nursing frustration + how to tackle it

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October 02, 2020

pharmacytimes.com

Nymalize Changes Formulation and Packaging

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October 01, 2020

www.jointcommission.org

The Joint Commission's Physician Leader Monthly: October 2020 | feat. GEDSA White Paper

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September 30, 2020

NHIA.org

Misconnections and the Emergence of Enteral Nutrition Connectors for Patient Safety

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September 29, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Eighth Edition | Adaptors & Salem Sump Tubes

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September 23, 2020

alsnewstoday.com

Using Liquid Medications with Feeding Tubes

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September 23, 2020

sanfilipponews.com

Feeding Tubes for Sanfilippo Syndrome Patients

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September 16, 2020

rcni.com

Nursing Standard podcast: enteral feeding and its effects on patients

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September 14, 2020

StayConnected.org

REVISED ENFit® Connector Conversion Schedule: U.S. and Canada Legacy Connector Production Phase Out Dates

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August 25, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Seventh Edition | Syringes & Outpatient Issues

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August 25, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit Conversion: A Global Perspective

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July 16, 2020

ISMP.org

NRFit: A Global “Fit” for Neuraxial Medication Safety

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July 16, 2020

ISMP.org

ISMP Medication Safety Alert | NRFit: A global “fit” for neuraxial medication safety

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July 05, 2020

onlinelibrary.wiley.com

Letter to the editor regarding dosing accuracy of female low dose syringes

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June 30, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Sixth Edition | Salem Sump

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June 28, 2020

nepatientsafety.org

Preparing for ENFit Conversion, Nebraska Medicine

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June 02, 2020

go.bd.com

BD UniVia™ RightFit Syringe Project Cancellation Letter

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May 29, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Fifth Edition | Blenderized Tube Feeding (BTF)

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April 28, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Fourth Edition | Pharmacy

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April 23, 2020

cvshealth.com

Home Care Dietitians Improve Tube Feeding Patient Outcomes

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April 13, 2020

StayConnected.org

A Statement from GEDSA: COVID-19 and Conversion

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April 02, 2020

ASHP.com

Free Access to Headspace During COVID-19 Crisis from ASHP

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April 02, 2020

nutritioncare.org

ASPEN: Resources for Clinicians Caring for Patients with Coronavirus

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April 01, 2020

Wiley Online Library

ASPEN's Guidelines for the Provision and Assessment of Nutrition Support Therapy in the Adult Critically Ill Patient

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April 01, 2020

nutritioncare.org

ASPEN: Nutrition Therapy in the Patient with COVID-19 Disease Requiring ICU Care

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March 27, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Third Edition

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March 06, 2020

AHRMM YouTube Channel

AHRMM Webinar Reducing the Risk of Medical Device Misconnections

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February 29, 2020

StayConnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: Second Edition

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February 28, 2020

www.ecri.org

Member Manufacturers from ​GEDSA Will Phase Out Production of Legacy (Non-ENFit) Devices Starting on July 1, 2020

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January 29, 2020

Wiley Online Library

bFed™ System, an Alternative to Pump, Gravity Drip or Syringe Bolus Feeding

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January 24, 2020

www.stayconnected.org

ENFit® Transition Tip Sheet: First Edition

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December 19, 2019

www.ismp.org

Information Provided by ISMP Medication Safety Alert 12-19-2019

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December 17, 2019

PR Newswire

NeoMed Awarded US Patent for ENFit® Low Dose Tip Syringe

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November 13, 2019

ISMP.org

ECRI Institute and Institute for Safe Medication Practices Join Forces to Enhance Patient Safety

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September 20, 2019

Mayo Clinic YouTube Channel

Mayo Clinic: Using Your ENFit® Feeding Tube

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July 01, 2019

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

PMDA News Release - Introduction to ISO 80369-3 Safety Standards

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March 15, 2019

StayConnected

GEDSA White Paper on Safe Enteral Connectors

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March 13, 2019

BRASPEN Journal

BRASPEN Journal: “Stay Connected” Campaign

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September 07, 2018

fda.gov

U.S. FDA Addresses Healthcare Providers to Use Safer Enteral Device Connectors

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December 01, 2017

ISMP

ISMP's Targeted Medication Safety Best Practices for Hospitals - 4. Medications that are not commercially available in unit dose packaging are dispensed by the pharmacy in an oral or ENFit syringe

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November 01, 2017

ECRI Institute

ECRI's Top 10 Technology Hazards 2018 - 10. Slow adoption of the ENFit enteral feeding system

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April 26, 2017

ECRI

ECRI Institute Releases Alert on Preventing Enteral Tubing Misconnections

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March 29, 2017

ECRI

Implementing the ENFit Initiative for Preventing Enteral Tubing Misconnections

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March 16, 2017

American Society of Regional Anesthesia

What Is ISO 80369-6:2016?

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March 04, 2017

Internatinal Organization of Standardization

ISO Guideline for the implementation of medical products using small bore connectors specified in the ISO 80369 series

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March 01, 2017

The Joint Commission

Sentinel Event Alert 57: The essential role of leadership in developing a safety culture

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February 10, 2017

HomeCare Magazine

Changes in Feeding Tube Connectors that Affect Patient Populations

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October 08, 2016

BAPEN

ENFit Phase 2

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October 04, 2016

FDA - U.S. Food & Drug Adminsitration

FDA Updates Information on Reducing Risks Associated with Medical Device Misconnections

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September 08, 2016

Feeding Tube Awareness Foundation

Feeding Tube Awareness- What you need to know about ENFit®

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April 21, 2016

ISMP Medication Safety Alert; April 21, 2016

Another twist in the ENFit implementation process

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February 11, 2015

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Food & Drug Administration

FDA: Safety Considerations to Mitigate the Risks of Misconnections with Small-bore Connectors Intended for Enteral Applications: Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff

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January 20, 2015

Leading Age

How ENFit Enteral Feeding Connectors Are Helping Raise the Standard of Care

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December 17, 2014

AAMI Podcast

AAMI Episode 5: Tackling the Challenge of Tubing Misconnections

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December 09, 2014

Institute for Safe Medication Practices

Cheers Award Winners

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September 02, 2014

HospiMedica International

New Feeding Tube Connectors Improve Patient Safety

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August 20, 2014

The Joint Commission Sentinel Event Alert 53

Sentinel Event Alert 53: Managing risk during transition to new ISO tubing connector standards

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August 20, 2014

Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation

TJC Issues Alert In Preparation for New Tubing Connector Standards

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August 14, 2014

ISMP Medication Safety Alert

URGENT! Health Systems Need to Plan NOW for Upcoming Changes in Enteral Feeding Device Connectors

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August 01, 2014

Healthcare Purchasing News

Nutrition quality, safety drive optimal outcomes

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June 01, 2014

APSF Newsletter

Improving Patient Safety: Collaboration, Innovation, Connection

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April 30, 2014

American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition

Raising Awareness: New Enteral Connectors

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February 01, 2014

The Hospitalist

Campaign Seeks to Improve Small-Bore Tubing Misconnections

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December 16, 2013

Leading Age

New Design Standards to Prevent Tubing Misconnections

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September 26, 2013

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Tubing and Luer Misconnections: Preventing Dangerous Medical Errors

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September 01, 2013

Acacia Neonatal Blog

What is GEDSA to the Neonatal Clinician?

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