Intravenous Literature

Unintentional injection

Intravenous literature: News-Medical.net report that “Researchers find an increased rate of unintentional injection of epinephrine from auto-injectors for anaphylaxis (severe allergic…

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Portable ultrasound

Intravenous literature: Johnson, M.A., McKenzie, L., Tussey, S., Jacobs, H. and Couch, C. (2009) Portable ultrasound: A cost-effective process improvement tool…

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CLABSI rates 1997-2007

Intravenous literature: Burton, D.C., Edwards, J.R., Horan, T.C., Jernigan, J.A. and Fridkin, S.K. (2009) Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus central line-associated bloodstream infections…

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CVP versus PAC

Intravenous literature: Jules-Elysee, K.M., Yadeau, J.T. and Urban, M.K. (2009) Pulmonary artery versus central venous catheter monitoring in the outcome of…

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Drug interactions

Intravenous literature: Shepherd, M. (2009) A guide to understanding and managing drug interaction. Nursing Times. 105(5), p.21. Abstract: Medicines Management series.…

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CRBSI literature review

Intravenous literature: Meyer, J. (2009) A Broad-Spectrum Look at Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections: Many Aspects, Many Populations. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 32(2),…

Intravenous News

Insulin overdose death

Intravenous news: A nurse used a regular ‘IV’ syringe to administer insulin rather than an insulin syringe. “A newly-qualified community

Intravenous News

CLABSI reduction by 90%

Intravenous news: InfectionControlToday.com report “Central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) fell by more than 90 percent during the past three years at…

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