Evaluation: BD Alaris Syringe Module Syringe Infusion Pump

March 18, 2020 | Evaluations & Guidance

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Notice—The BD Alaris pump is currently not available for new customers worldwide pending new regulatory filings, as the company continues to work with FDA on a software remediation plan. Limited shipment is available in the United States for existing BD customers upon certification of medical necessity. For further details, see Health Devices Alerts H0564 01.

Here's how the BD Alaris Syringe Module compares with the other product we've evaluated.

Click the product names below to view our complete findings. Models are listed alphabetically by supplier. ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​

BD Alaris Syringe Module

Note: Available only with certificate of medical necessity

Smiths Medical Medfusion 4000

The Alaris Syringe Module is a good choice for most facilities for administering medications from a syringe, including highly concentrated drugs or antibiotics. The unit offers proven integration to an electronic health record (EHR); however, it does not default to dose entry when weight-based infusions are programmed. The unit received a poor rating in maintenance due to several significant shortcomings related to cleaning and battery testing/conditioning requirements.

*Figure 1.**The Alaris Syringe Module. (Image courtesy...

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