“The objective for this study was to evaluate the utility of vessel locating devices for novice clinicians to select catheter insertion sites in the forearm” Higgins et al (2021).
“The increasing development of wearable, on-body subcutaneous delivery systems make OSCAT even more viable as they increase patient independence while avoiding line complications” Ferry et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to assess the impact of the intravascular injection route on the return on spontaneous circulation” Recher et al (2021).
“ChloraPrep is the only skin antisepsis applicator licensed as a drug to disinfect skin and help prevent infections before invasive medical procedures” Clare and Rowley (2021).
“This cohort study reviews trends in all needlestick and other sharps injuries among resident physicians” Ugonabo et al (2021).
“LPCs reduce catheter failure and total catheters in children. They should be considered as the first-line device for peripheral access in any child receiving prolonged IVT” Qin et al (2021).
“Our objective was to quantify daily phlebotomy volume for ICU patients, including blood discarded as waste during vascular access, and evaluate the impact of phlebotomy volume on patient outcomes” Bodley et al (2021).
“We report three cases where the connector/sleeve, which helps fix the flexible catheter section to a port injection chamber, was inadvertently left in scar tissue during port removal” Bodenham et al (2021).
“To describe how central venous access devices (CVADs) are utilized for ambulatory oncology patients and to evaluate the rate of complications” Akhtar and Lee (2021).
“This study sought to describe the frequency and pain intensity of procedures for medical care in hospitalized children in a Chinese children’s hospital” Chen et al (2020).
“Our PIVCR BSI rates were higher than rates from more economically developed countries and were similar to those of countries with limited resources” Rosenthal et al (2021).
“This comprehensive meta-analysis suggests that the use of PPE significantly extends the duration of intravascular procedures” Drozd et al (2021).
“Tunnelled non-cuffed PICC is shown to be as effective if not better at reducing risk of CRBSI and providing longer catheter dwell time compared to cuffed PICC” Sze Yong et al (2021).
“This novel USGPIV SBML curriculum improves nurses’ insertion skills, self-confidence, and progresses patient care through USGPIV insertions on hospitalized patients with DIVA” Amick et al (2021).