Air Embolism is also on the list of SRE's

"Patient death or serious injury associated with intravascular air embolism that occurs while being cared for in a healthcare setting".

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Maternal Death is considered a Serious Reportable Event (SRE) by the NQF (National Quality Forum)

"Maternal death or serious injury associated with labor or delivery in a low-risk pregnacy while being cared for in a healthcare setting."

PPH is the leading cause of maternal death in the developing world and in high resource countries, according to the World Health Organization.


Why "The Belmont®"?

  • Inductive heating technology warms in seconds
  • It has been tested in war zones and has been credited with helping to save thousands of lives
  • The Belmont® Rapid Infuser monitors the fluid being infused into the patient                    (unlike other rapid infusers on the market that measure the temperature of the water bath)
  • Easy to set up and install disposables
  • Step-by-step on screen instructions
  • Automatically removes air to help prevent air embolism
  • Requires only one user
  • Is transportable on battery
  • Offers 3-liter reservoir for massive transfusion

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The Belmont® Rapid Infuser 

Serious Reportable Events (SRE's) also called "never events" are not always covered by insurance.


  • "Even with appropriate management, approximately 5% of obstetric patients will experience PPH, and 1% of vaginal deliveries will result in severe PPH." 1                                                                                                                                                      
  • "More than half of all maternal deaths occur within 24 hours of delivery, most commonly from excessive bleeding. An estimated 140,000 women die of postpartum hemorrhage each year worldwide. That's 1 every 4 minutes." 2                                                                                                                                                                                              
  •  The US statistics show 6.17 deaths per 1000 in 2014. 3                                                                                                                                                
  • "Major obstetric hemorrhage can be managed in a similar fashion to blood loss in trauma." 4                                                                                                                                                                                                                    
  • The management of postpartum hemorrhage calls for steps listed in the authoritative "Controversies in Obstetric Anesthesia and Analgesia", including the use of The Belmont® Rapid Infuser. 5