Aseptic technique during vascular access procedures

“The objectives of this roundtable of experts were to achieve a consensus on how to improve skin antisepsis in hospital, improve training, competency, compliance and consistency in skin antisepsis, review the role of devices in improving skin antisepsis, identify methods to improve skin antisepsis integrated with the Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®) approach, and identify challenges to the implementation of the panel’s recommendations” Barton et al (2022).

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Peripheral IV cannula insertion standard protocol

“This study was designed to study the efficacy and safety of recommended Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for peripheral intravascular catheter insertion practice and its comparison with a standard insertion protocol being followed and their outcome” Gupta et al (2022).

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Phlebotomy and iatrogenic anemia development

“Phlebotomy continues to be a major source of blood loss in hospitalized patients with critical illness, and more intensive phlebotomy practices are associated with lower hemoglobin concentrations and greater transfusion utilization” Matzek et al (2022).

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Aseptic technique during vascular access procedures

“The objectives of this roundtable of experts were to achieve a consensus on how to improve skin antisepsis in hospital, improve training, competency, compliance and consistency in skin antisepsis, review the role of devices in improving skin antisepsis, identify methods to improve skin antisepsis integrated with the Aseptic Non Touch Technique (ANTT®) approach, and identify challenges to the implementation of the panel’s recommendations” Barton et al (2022).

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Peripheral IV cannula insertion standard protocol

“This study was designed to study the efficacy and safety of recommended Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for peripheral intravascular catheter insertion practice and its comparison with a standard insertion protocol being followed and their outcome” Gupta et al (2022).

Read More »

Phlebotomy and iatrogenic anemia development

“Phlebotomy continues to be a major source of blood loss in hospitalized patients with critical illness, and more intensive phlebotomy practices are associated with lower hemoglobin concentrations and greater transfusion utilization” Matzek et al (2022).

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