“Despite the promotion of central line bundle policies, wide variability exists in compliance and infection rates in intensive care units” Burke et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to testify on the efficacy and safety of the subclavian puncture without ultrasound guidance in comparison with the classical infraclavicular approach (ICA)” Majbar et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to report local adverse effects associated with inotropic drug administration through a PVL at a pediatric emergency department setting in the first hour of treatment of septic shock” Kohn-Loncarica et al (2020).
“The most important organisms that can be acquired after a needlestick injury include HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C” King et al (2020).
“About 3% (n = 460 of 15,667) of patients who received fosaprepitant had documentation for suspected extravasation” Segna et al (2020).
“PIVCs have similar poor survival rates regardless of ED versus IP location of the insertion” Kache et al (2020).
“Subclavian catheters can be temporary or permanent, simple, tunneled, or connected to a port under the skin” Deere et al (2020).
“In patients with catheter-related intracardiac thrombus, anticoagulation should be continued for at least 3 months or until the catheter is removed” Nair and Maroo (2020).
Abstract: The objective of this study was to describe hypersensitivity reactions with and without the use of in-line filters during intravenous etoposide therapy in pediatric
“Unfortunately, the presence of indwelling CVCs increases the risk of the formation of thrombi, emboli, and infection than patients with peripheral catheters by 200%” Ball and Singh (2020).
“Catheter misplacement should be suspected in any patient presenting with post procedural chest pain and should trigger a thorough evaluation prior to any chemotherapy administration” Kazakova et al (2020).
“To assess the efficacy and safety of dalbavancin compared to standard-of-care (SOC) or vancomycin and daptomycin in invasive infections due to suspected or confirmed Gram-positive organisms” Veve et al (2020).