Rectal Administration

A hospice invention that stemmed from necessity

A hospice invention that stemmed from necessity

It was the middle of the night and I was visiting a hospice patient who was in severe terminal agitation. Shouting and climbing out of bed, he was frightened and suffering. With orders to give a calming sedative, I administered the tablets rectally, as prescribed, since he was unable to swallow as most patients are in the last hours to days.

Hospi Corporation receives clearance for catheter

Hospi Corporation receives clearance for catheter

Hospi Corporation has received clearance from the Food and Drug Administration for its Macy Catheterâ„¢, which is approved for ongoing rectal delivery of medications and liquids.