“We conducted a prospective, single-site, parallel, two-arm randomized controlled investigation with a primary outcome of catheter failure comparing securement with standard semi-permeable dressing and clear tape (SPD) to standard semipermeable dressing and clear tape with cyanoacrylate glue (SPD + CG)” Bahl et al (2021).
“The patient’s back pain was ultimately felt to be an adverse reaction to the multivitamin component of the infusion based on an elimination trial of the PN components” Swartz et al (2021).
Non-sterile to sterile drug compounding during a pandemic Abstract: The drug supply chain has suffered many interruptions over the past decade. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated
“Utilization of a large volume of isotonic saline may lead to hypervolemia, hypernatremia, hyperchloremia, metabolic acidosis, and hypokalemia. The use of balanced intravenous solutions has been advocated to avoid these complications” Tinawi (2021).
“Effect of virtual reality on pain during vascular access in children fear, there is significant heterogeneity between studies” Saliba et al (2021).
“PICC insertion in patients with CKD is practiced frequently. Rigorous strategies should be implemented to improve adherence to clinical practice guidelines and reduce unnecessary insertions and preserve veins for when an AVF may be required” Othman et al (2021).
“The IPS IV Forum invites you to join our last IV Forum webinar in our Spring webinar series ‘Preventing VAD related blood stream infections’ with speakers Dr Mark Garvey and Professor Jennie Wilson” IPS IV forum (2021).
“This Position Paper aims to review past guidance regarding the filtration of PN, examine the clinical consequences of infusing particulate matter, discuss the challenges and issues related to filtration, and clarify the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) recommendations for the use of filters for PN administration” Worthington et al (2021).