“The purpose of these practice guidelines is to offer and share strategies for preventing extravasation from occurring and measures for handling drugs known to cause tissue necrosis” Kim et al (2020).
“Less frequent antibiotic dosing and better social support were associated with improved adherence to OPAT” Hamad et al (2020).
“Patients with cancer are highly susceptible to falls because of the neurologic deficits caused by chemotherapy treatments” Shah et al (2020).
“It is important to more actively popularize HIV testing in students, explain risk factors of HIV transmission, and to a organize needlestick injury prevention and control program” Chernyshov (2020).
“Implementation of a dedicated central venous access line team during a pandemic or other healthcare crisis” Chun et al (2020).
“We investigated the relationship between the SVC-RA junction and the carina in children” Hirschl et al (2020).
“We describe the case of a coronavirus disease patient with midline who, during ventilation with continuous positive airway pressure helmet with underarm fastening straps, presented thrombosis of the axillary vein in the armpit” Vailati et al (2020).
“As the solution goes away from the pH of maximum stability, the drug can degrade more rapidly and have a short beyond-use date” Allen (2020).
“The commonest and the severe complication of CVC is the central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI). This study was done to assess the etiology and infectious complications of CVC in children on long term hemodialysis” Jayaweera and Sivakumar (2020).
“In those with end-stage heart failure, there is limited evidence that furosemide can be given subcutaneously to relieve symptoms and avoid hospital admission” Brown et al (2020).
“We present a case series of 7 preterm neonates (28-36 weeks of gestation) with extravasation injuries secondary to peripheral intravenous administration of total parental nutrition and medication” Smaropoulos et al (2020).
“The use of electrocardiographic to confirm peripherally inserted central catheter tip placement at the cavoatrial junction was associated with significantly fewer deep vein thrombosis events than radiographic imaging” Kleidon et al (2020).
“The pressure measurements recorded using CICC and TIP were identical in both the static and dynamic bench tests” Kuo et al (2020).
“Cannulation is essential for haemodialysis with arteriovenous access, but also damages the arteriovenous access making it prone to failure” Fielding et al (2020).
“The right internal jugular vein is commonly preferred for central venous cannulation, and ultrasonographic assessment and guidance is the recommended technique for this procedure” Uzumcugil and Ekinci (2020).
“Concomitant use of CHG for skin disinfection and CHG-impregnated dressing may significantly increase contact dermatitis” Buetti et al (2020).
“To compare Central Line Associated Bloodstream Infection (CLABSI) and catheter-related thrombosis rates in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and onco-hematologic patients with PICC lines and CVCs” Mavrovounis et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to determine the predictive strength of students’ self-efficacy, problem-solving skills, and other characteristics in performing intravenous practices and monitor phlebitis and infiltration” Dogu Kokcu et al (2020).
“Self-infusion via subcutaneous intravenous immunoglobulin (SCIG) allows patient input to design an individualized and optimal treatment plan” Duff et al (2020).
“Based on the results, a standard-weight, medical-grade therapeutic weighted blanket can be safely used to reduce anxiety in patients” Vinson et al (2020).
“The study identified a significant number of lookalike-soundalike near miss errors, with cancellations of one medication being rapidly followed by the programming of a second” Waterson et al (2020).
“Despite growth in academic and clinical interest for NSI prevention, a global report identified that approximately 3 million healthcare workers have suffered percutaneous exposure to blood-borne pathogens” Jackson et al (2020).
“We now need to critically rethink vascular access device options for our breast cancer patients” McDiarmid et al (2020).
“The Association for Vascular Access Pediatric Special Interest Group (PediSIG) developed and undertook a survey to describe the current vascular access practice for clinicians caring for neonatal and pediatric patients” Davis et al (2020).
“The aim of this article is to present the experience of starting a paediatric peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) service and setting up a nurse-led paediatric PICC insertion service” Ojo (2020)
“Peripheral intravenous catheters and intraosseous devices have been widely used in the prehospital setting for a considerable period” Mason et al (2020).
“This study examined the safety and efficacy of placing both a central venous dialysis catheter and a central venous catheter for infusion in the right internal jugular vein compared to only a central venous dialysis catheter” Spitzer et al (2020).
“The precise incidence and risk of PICC-related venous thrombosis is important to be verified in the context of growing PICC use and an understanding of the risk of venous thrombosis is an important cost and patient safety question” Gao et al (2020).
“On exclusion of other possible causes for the same, it was concluded that the air in the breast tissue was secondary to a peripheral intravenous line placement” Paulraj et al (2020).
“Apheresis treatments require adequate venous access using peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheterization or central venous catheters (CVC)” Barth et al (2020).