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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…

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Antimicrobial needlefree

Baxter Healthcare Corporation today announced that it received 510(k) clearance for expanded labeling for the first antimicrobial needleless intravenous (IV) connector,…

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Dual syringe technology

Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, recently announced the acquisition of Infusive Technologies’ proprietary, patented, multi-chamber, sequential dose syringe…

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Home parenteral nutrition

The Australasian Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (AuSPEN) have published evidence based guidelines for home parenteral nutrition (HPN). Gillanders, L., Angstmann,…

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Reducing drug errors

Staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance have installed a new computer system they hope makes human error less…

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