Browsing: Intravenous News

Intravenous and vascular access news and updates.

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Reporting CRBSI

Beginning in early 2009, Indiana plans to add a new reportable error to the surgical error reporting system. Hospital infections, in particular…

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Medical device forum

In January 2008, Gill Brook – Medical Device Nurse Practitioner for Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust and Rose Parker – Medical…

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Pediatric CRBSI reduction

Alliance for Pediatric Quality Promotes Four Proven Quality Improvement Initiatives. The goal of the Alliance is to bring about immediate, measurable change…

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Reducing drug errors

Staff at Little Company of Mary Hospital in Torrance have installed a new computer system they hope makes human error less…

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INS webinar

With new federal regulations limiting reimbursements for hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) looming on the horizon, B. Braun Medical Inc., the Infusion Nurses…

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Peripheral cannulation

Researchers from Aberdeen’s Robert Gordon University presented a study at the British Pharmaceutical Conference in Manchester in which they suggested that…

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IV history

Neil MacGillivray writes in the Herald about Dr Thomas Latta who was one of the forefathers of infusion therapy. Asking “if…

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