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Home IV growth

Growing numbers of patients needing intravenous medications are getting their treatments at home. But a gap in Medicare coverage is…

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MRSA screening

Publicservice.co.uk the information portal for the public sector report on the universal screening for MRSA. They write “With a quarter…

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Typhilitis

Haut, C. (2008) Typhilitis in the Pediatric Patient. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 31(5), p.270-277. Abstract: Cancer statistics in children are promising…

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IV forum launched by IPS

The Infection Prevention Society (IPS), the largest infection prevention and control organisation in the UK and Ireland has recently launched the…

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Ethanol reduces CRBSI

A research nurse specialist completing her Masters in Health Sciences at the University of Otago, Christchurch, NZ has shown that…

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TRALI following IVIG

Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI) is a clinical syndrome that presents as acute hypoxemia and noncardiogenic pulmonary edema during or within…

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Reporting CRBSI

Beginning in early 2009, Indiana plans to add a new reportable error to the surgical error reporting system. Hospital infections, in particular…

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Safety syringe label

Schreiner MediPharm, a Germany-based global provider of specialty pharmaceutical labeling solutions for over 50 years, recently introduced the Needle-Trap system to…

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Venous access for oncology

Sara Wells has written two articles that discuss oncology and haematology patient vascular access needs. The first reviews literature that underpins vascular access device…

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Medical device forum

In January 2008, Gill Brook – Medical Device Nurse Practitioner for Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Rose Parker – Medical…

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Pediatric CRBSI reduction

Alliance for Pediatric Quality Promotes Four Proven Quality Improvement Initiatives. The goal of the Alliance is to bring about immediate, measurable change…