“The variability in nurses’ knowledge around both CVAD and PIV led the authors to conclude that there is room for improvement in the educational preparation of nurses and a need for workplace training” Raynak et al (2020).
“In this review, commonly prescribed home-based medical technologies such as home ventilation, enteral nutrition, renal replacement therapy, and peripherally inserted central catheter, which are useful for quick revision, are described” Gulla et al (2020).
“New skills sets were acquired such as PICC line placement and complex ventilator management” Wady et al (2020).
“The use of continuous-infusion in outpatient setting could be widely used in oncology and haematology care. Many times the lack of data stability about single drug or admixture of drugs, together with patient education and safety, make difficult the transition from inpatient to outpatient setting” Perego et al (2020).
“Older hospitalized patients are more likely to develop a metabolic complication during their PN course than younger patients” Solomon et al (2020).
“With increasing recognition, various preventive measures have emerged, the most important of which is the use of air-eliminating filters” Lee and Bulsara (2020).
“Catheter and tubing choice, adjuncts, and fluid viscosity influence flow rates. Our results will help inform adequate vascular access planning in the perioperative environment” Berman et al (2020).
“We present the case of a patient diagnosed with compartment syndrome of the hand secondary to phenylephrine extravasation in the setting of hypovolemic shock” Fisher and Jarrett (2020).
“In the US, federal value-based incentive programs are more likely to penalize safety-net institutions than non-safety-net institutions” Hsu et al (2020).
“This review summarizes the current knowledge of the pathogenic mechanisms of biologics-induced anaphylaxis, and the diagnostic and prophylactic strategies in the management of potentially reactive patients, to improve the safety profile of biologics” Matucci et al (2020).
“The following two case reports demonstrate the technique for tunneling a femorally inserted central catheter downward to the patellar region and for tunneling a centrally inserted central catheter to the scapular region” Ostroff and Pittiruti (2020).
“The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a moxifloxacin-loaded organic-inorganic sol-gel (A50) by locally preventing the catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI)” Aguilera-Correa et al (2020).
“This case describes a 69-year-old farmer who accidentally injected his forearm while vaccinating cattle, resulting in a flexor compartment infection” Reasoner et al (2020).
“A dedicated epicutaneo-caval catheter team is a promising intervention to increase success rates and significantly decrease catheter-related complications in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit” Bayoumi et al (2020).
“The present study aimed at comparing the success rate and safety of proximal versus distal approach for ultrasound (US)-guided axillary vein catheterization” Su et al (2020).
“The authors describe a case of cutaneous port-site recurrence secondary to tumour seeding from an intraperitoneal chemotherapy access port” Chu et al (2020).
“Ultrasound-guided vascular access was the most common point-of-care ultrasound indication, except in PICUs providing joint care for neonates and children” Humblet et al (2020).
“We found that ultrasound-guided percutaneous puncture method was a safe and minimally invasive approach and successfully placed two central venous lines” Yoshimaru et al (2020).
“Administration of one-time doses of vancomycin and cefazolin did not reduce the incidence of PCRCS when administered to critically ill neonates prior to umbilical venous catheter or peripherally inserted central catheter removal” Teibel et al (2020).
“This quality improvement project formalized central venous catheter tip surveillance augmented by the use of electronic patient reporting tool” Ulloa et al (2020).
“To determine the ultrasound guidance for central venous catheter (USG-CVC) placement rate of emergency physicians (EPs) in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia” Al Aseri et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to assess the knowledge of nursing teams that care for hospitalized adolescents undergoing glucocorticoid infusion” Peres et al (2020)
“To compare antisepsis and skin protection protocols on quantitative analysis of recolonization in the operating room at regular time-steps” Louis et al (2020).
“Standard operating procedures (SOPs) for receipt and thaw of cord blood units (CBUs) as well as guidelines for graft infusion are a critical component of cord blood (CB) transplantation” Scaradavou et al (2020).
“Early detection of catheter-related bloodstrean infection (CRBSI) may decrease morbidity and mortality, but the benefits of systematic blood cultures have not been demonstrated” Roger et al (2020).
“The use of winged metal needles and the incidence of needle-stick injuries are reduced. Total quality management is of great clinical value in preventing needle-stick injuries” Xin et al (2020).
“The primary objective of this study was to retrospectively assess the safety and tolerability of piperacillin/tazobactam administered peripherally by IVP. Methods” Hays and Flack (2020).
“Teenagers aged 16 to 18 are at increased risk for iron deficiency, exacerbated by losses with whole blood (WB) or double red blood cell (2RBC) donations” Vassallo et al (2020).
“Regardless of the cannula configuration, patients with ARDS managed with VV-ECMO showed comparable clinical outcomes in terms of short-term oxygenation and long-term mortality” Lim et al (2020).
“Maintaining and restoring patency in midline catheters has been a significant issue in the hospitalized patient requiring a multitude of infusates and frequent blood specimen collection” Hawes (2020).