ICU Medical, Inc. is a leader in the development, manufacture and sale of proprietary,disposable medical connection systems for use in intravenous (I.V.) therapy applications. Our devices are designed to protect healthcare workers and their patients from exposure to infectious diseases such as Hepatitis B and C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) through accidental needlesticks. We also produce custom I.V. systems that incorporate our proprietary products and low-cost generic I.V. systems and in October 2002 acquired the Punctur-Guard® line of blood collection needles.