Intravenous Literature

Community IV therapy

Kayley, J. (2008) Effective practice in community IV therapy. British Journal of Community Nursing. 13(7), p.323-4, 326-8. The government has policies…

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Catheter-related sepsis

Tzortzis, S., Apostolakis, S., Xenakis, K., Spiropoulos, G. and Lazaridis, K. (2008) Catheter-related septic thrombophlebitis of the superior vena cava involving…

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Leaking central line

A UK hospital have apologised to the family of a man who died following “shortcomings” in the care he received. The 64-year-old, known…

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Bare below the elbows

Martin Kiernan reports on the policy statement published last week from the Royal College of Surgeons of England. The key sentence…

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Infusion stolen from patients

A registered nurse under suspension infiltrated some of Melbourne’s leading public and private hospitals to remove intravenous pain-relief drugs from patients…

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Intravenous history

The British Columbia Medical Association Medical Museum has placed its collection of medical devices online. Click here to view the full…

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Hand gel ‘pedometer’

A study abstract by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center presented at the annual American Society of Anesthesiologists conference reveals a promising new approach…

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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…