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Peripheral intravenous cannulation knowledge study

“Peripheral intravenous cannulation and venipuncture are among the most common invasive procedures in health care and are not without risks or complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate the current training provided to nursing and midwifery undergraduate students” Hernon et al (2024).

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Successful OPAT service implementation – Full Text

“Challenges and facilitators to OPAT service were identified among patients, health professionals, OPAT service providers, and health care administrators. Understanding them is crucial to designing targeted initiatives for successful OPAT service implementation” Mohammed et al (2024).

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Inappropriate PICC use in pediatrics

“Although the majority of PICCs met appropriateness criteria, a substantial proportion of PICCs were deemed inappropriate or of uncertain appropriateness, illustrating an opportunity for quality improvement” Burek et al (2024).

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Brazilian hospital infusion phlebitis rates

“The nursing team plays an essential role in the care of patients with PIVCs, inpatient guidance, planning, and device choice, taking into account the risk factors for phlebitis to maintain the preservation of vascular health and reduce adverse events” Antequera et al (2024).

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Environmental impact of IV paracetamol

“Intravenous paracetamol has 12-fold greater life-cycle carbon emissions than the oral tablet form. Glass vials have higher greenhouse gas emissions than plastic vials. Intravenous administration should be reserved for cases in which oral formulations are not feasible” Davies et al (2024).

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Peripheral intravenous cannulation knowledge study

“Peripheral intravenous cannulation and venipuncture are among the most common invasive procedures in health care and are not without risks or complications. The aim of this study was to evaluate the current training provided to nursing and midwifery undergraduate students” Hernon et al (2024).

Read More »

Successful OPAT service implementation – Full Text

“Challenges and facilitators to OPAT service were identified among patients, health professionals, OPAT service providers, and health care administrators. Understanding them is crucial to designing targeted initiatives for successful OPAT service implementation” Mohammed et al (2024).

Read More »

Inappropriate PICC use in pediatrics

“Although the majority of PICCs met appropriateness criteria, a substantial proportion of PICCs were deemed inappropriate or of uncertain appropriateness, illustrating an opportunity for quality improvement” Burek et al (2024).

Read More »

Brazilian hospital infusion phlebitis rates

“The nursing team plays an essential role in the care of patients with PIVCs, inpatient guidance, planning, and device choice, taking into account the risk factors for phlebitis to maintain the preservation of vascular health and reduce adverse events” Antequera et al (2024).

Read More »

Environmental impact of IV paracetamol

“Intravenous paracetamol has 12-fold greater life-cycle carbon emissions than the oral tablet form. Glass vials have higher greenhouse gas emissions than plastic vials. Intravenous administration should be reserved for cases in which oral formulations are not feasible” Davies et al (2024).

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PICC-related UEDVT prediction model

“The risk of PICC-related UEDVT can be estimated and predicted relatively accurately by using the method of ML modeling, so as to effectively reduce the incidence of PICC-related UEDVT in the future” Hu et al (2024).

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