EDTA contaminated blood samples

“The widely accepted practice of not reporting any results from ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) contaminated samples necessitates repeat phlebotomy and could delay clinical management decisions” Kalaria et al (2022).

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Intravenous nano-dose administration

“Two administration kits (syringe/Insyte Catheter and syringe/Nexiva Catheter) of different designs were used to administer a solution formulation of an ultra-low dose (nanograms) of a model hydrophobic active substance” Zhou et al (2022).

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Umbilical cord blood samples

“This article reviews various studies that together suggest that using cord blood samples for admission testing in neonates is both acceptable and beneficial” Carroll (2022).

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Contaminated blood culture impact

“For this edition of Bending the Value Curve, we present a case that highlights the downstream effects of a contaminated blood culture result in a febrile infant and consider opportunities for alternative, value-based approaches” Butala et al (2022).

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Neonatal ECMO vascular access

“ECMO cannulation involves a complex decision-making process to choose the proper ECMO modality and cannulation strategy to match each patient’s needs, unique anatomy, and potential complication profile” Jensen et al (2022).

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CLABSI definition criteria – Full Text

“In conclusion, although the majority of CLABSIs appear to be preventable, our analysis shows the presence of a large minority that are either related to patient’s underlying disease process or are associated with the rigidity of standard NHSN definitions and are not preventable with standard infection prevention strategies” Hsueh et al (2022).

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Sciatic nerve injection injury research – Full Text

“We have demonstrated that any medical injections applied to the epineurial, endoneurial, or intrafascicular compartments of the sciatic nerve may cause functional and electrophysiological loss with or without deterioration of the peripheral nerve architecture” Zeynal and Kadıoğlu (2022).

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Midline catheter vs peripheral IV – Full Text

“It aims to compare the complications associated with intravenous therapy between the control group (CG) with a PIVC and the experimental group (EG) with a midline in an Internal Medicine Unit of a Spanish hospital for three months” Villalba-Nicolau et al (2022).

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Infusion pump flow rate accuracy – Full Text

“There have been several reports on adverse incidents caused by medication errors associated with infusion equipment. Such errors can result from malfunction or improper use, or even inaccuracy of the equipment, and can cause harm to patients’ health” Niemann et al (2022).

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EDTA contaminated blood samples

“The widely accepted practice of not reporting any results from ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) contaminated samples necessitates repeat phlebotomy and could delay clinical management decisions” Kalaria et al (2022).

Read More »

Intravenous nano-dose administration

“Two administration kits (syringe/Insyte Catheter and syringe/Nexiva Catheter) of different designs were used to administer a solution formulation of an ultra-low dose (nanograms) of a model hydrophobic active substance” Zhou et al (2022).

Read More »

Umbilical cord blood samples

“This article reviews various studies that together suggest that using cord blood samples for admission testing in neonates is both acceptable and beneficial” Carroll (2022).

Read More »

Contaminated blood culture impact

“For this edition of Bending the Value Curve, we present a case that highlights the downstream effects of a contaminated blood culture result in a febrile infant and consider opportunities for alternative, value-based approaches” Butala et al (2022).

Read More »

Neonatal ECMO vascular access

“ECMO cannulation involves a complex decision-making process to choose the proper ECMO modality and cannulation strategy to match each patient’s needs, unique anatomy, and potential complication profile” Jensen et al (2022).

Read More »

CLABSI definition criteria – Full Text

“In conclusion, although the majority of CLABSIs appear to be preventable, our analysis shows the presence of a large minority that are either related to patient’s underlying disease process or are associated with the rigidity of standard NHSN definitions and are not preventable with standard infection prevention strategies” Hsueh et al (2022).

Read More »

Sciatic nerve injection injury research – Full Text

“We have demonstrated that any medical injections applied to the epineurial, endoneurial, or intrafascicular compartments of the sciatic nerve may cause functional and electrophysiological loss with or without deterioration of the peripheral nerve architecture” Zeynal and Kadıoğlu (2022).

Read More »

Midline catheter vs peripheral IV – Full Text

“It aims to compare the complications associated with intravenous therapy between the control group (CG) with a PIVC and the experimental group (EG) with a midline in an Internal Medicine Unit of a Spanish hospital for three months” Villalba-Nicolau et al (2022).

Read More »

Infusion pump flow rate accuracy – Full Text

“There have been several reports on adverse incidents caused by medication errors associated with infusion equipment. Such errors can result from malfunction or improper use, or even inaccuracy of the equipment, and can cause harm to patients’ health” Niemann et al (2022).

Read More »