Needlefree connector

Needlefree connector IV extension set incident

“We experienced complete failure of a needle-free connector extension set with a Luer-access split septum device in multiple patients due to the split septum remaining fused and essentially unsplit despite being connected on both ends” Naftalovich et al (2021).

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CLABSI reduced

CVC insertion site swab and BSI diagnosis

“The novel objective of our study was to determine the capability of insertion skin site culture to predict CRBSI and primary bloodstream infection (PBSI), that include CRBSI and bloodstream infection of unknown origin (BSIUO)” Lorente et al (2021).

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VIP Score

IV access ability whilst wearing PPE

“The study provides evidence that nurses wearing biosafety Level-2 suits were able to obtain intraosseous access faster and more effectively as compared with IV access during simulated COVID-19 paediatric resuscitation” Drozd et al (2021).

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neonatal picc

Ultrasound vascular access in children

“This article gives a review of the current evidence, the basic knowledge of the technique and the structured approach to follow for supraclavicular ultrasound-guided brachiocephalic vein access in children and neonates” Acosta and Tusman (2021).

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Needlefree connector IV extension set incident

“We experienced complete failure of a needle-free connector extension set with a Luer-access split septum device in multiple patients due to the split septum remaining fused and essentially unsplit despite being connected on both ends” Naftalovich et al (2021).

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CVC insertion site swab and BSI diagnosis

“The novel objective of our study was to determine the capability of insertion skin site culture to predict CRBSI and primary bloodstream infection (PBSI), that include CRBSI and bloodstream infection of unknown origin (BSIUO)” Lorente et al (2021).

Read More »

IV access ability whilst wearing PPE

“The study provides evidence that nurses wearing biosafety Level-2 suits were able to obtain intraosseous access faster and more effectively as compared with IV access during simulated COVID-19 paediatric resuscitation” Drozd et al (2021).

Read More »

Ultrasound vascular access in children

“This article gives a review of the current evidence, the basic knowledge of the technique and the structured approach to follow for supraclavicular ultrasound-guided brachiocephalic vein access in children and neonates” Acosta and Tusman (2021).

Read More »