IVTEAM the online citation library and resource center for vascular access and intravenous infusion therapy professionals. Thousands of citations to search. New content added daily.
Recent from IVTEAM
Prompted by the high number of central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSIs), our institution joined the national On the CUSP: Stop BSI initiative” Miller et al
Our study revealed that the cessation of in-line filters from CVCs does not significantly influence the incidence of BSIs and mortality in patients with hematological
An inspection initiative was carried out in 2015/16 to identify any common causes of non-compliance with legislation designed to protect staff from the risk of
Even modest increases in chest drain losses after surgery are associated with an increased risk of death, higher reoperation rates, an increased need for blood
We present a unique case of acute intravenous manganese poisoning with a systematic evaluation of hemodialysis efficacy” Hines et al (2016). Abstract: CONTEXT: Manganese-associated parkinsonism
Intravenous history: Third of three full text articles. This article describes intravenous clinical practice from the 1930’s Extract: Medication by the direct method of injection
Intravenous history: Second of three full text articles. This article from 1941 describes an intravenous table that allows safe intravenous medication administration. Extract: THE apparatus
Intravenous history: First of three full text articles. This article from 1940 describes the safe preparation of intravenous solutions. Extract: Widespread demand for an inexpensive
Few randomized controlled studies have compared antibiotic regimens against diabetic foot infections (DFIs) in Chinese patients. We evaluated the efficacy and safety of ertapenem versus
Arginine is a hypertonic, hyperosmolar solution, and is highly irritating to human tissue” Snyder and Hess (2016). Background: Arginine is a natural amino acid commonly
Video-assisted monitoring of hand hygiene is an excellent method for the evaluation of HHC in a hemodialysis unit; enhanced HHC can be achieved through a
However, in a survey of 222 health care personnel, PPE training was often suboptimal with no requirement for demonstration of proficiency” Jphn et al (2016).