The Hospira Abbott LifeCare PCA pump was specifically designed to help prevent medication errors that commonly arise in patient-controlled analgesia. The LifeCare PCA pump features an integrated bar code reader and other features to enhance safe delivery.
The Hospira LifeCare PCA 3 Syringe Pump is the most advanced PCA device to help address wrong dose and wrong drug errors. The Lifecare PCA 3 Syringe Pump is a pole-mounted infusion pump that allows a patient to self-administer analgesia within physician programmed limits. The PCA 3 uses an integrated approach to patient-controlled analgesia and helps to enhance patient safety and efficiency through bar code technology and advanced software design. Delivery rate parameters vary depending on mode chosen, drug and concentration selected. Features include: