IVs and enteral ports have had very similar connections. An error in connection could result in enteral formula being delivered into a vein or IV medication being delivered into the stomach, either of which could cause serious health risks. In order to minimize these risks, Covidien’s enteral feeding connections are changing.
Click here for an update on industry agreed-upon change in the transition timeline, as well as to provide an update on Medtronic’s (formerly Covidien’s) set transition status.
To learn more about Covidien’s Safe Enteral Connections, click here.
For more information on EnFit Pump timeline and packaging changes, click here.