“Ultrasound and near-infrared appear to improve pediatric PIVC insertion. High-quality studies examining the full extent of techniques and technologies are needed” Kleidon et al (2021).
“Our principle is to study non-mechanical effects of type and initiation time of chemotherapy among the other factors on patency of totally implantable vascular access devices (TIVAD) inserted in patients with colorectal carcinoma” Aribas et al (2021).
“ISPCs can yield the same results with that of SSPCs while being easier to use and less costly” Cura (2021).
“From this feedback, a functional and cost-effective simulator was developed to practice this HALO skill and is currently being used for NRP training” Micallef et al (2021).
“We have reported a case of a broken piece of a cannula in the cephalic vein removed with the help of a Fogarty catheter with the emphasis on preoperative imaging studies to localize it and use of a tourniquet to avoid distal migration during retrieval” Masood et al (2021).
“It is suggested that guidelines for PIVC fixation in pediatric patients be formulated and that training on PIVC fixation in pediatric patients be provided for pediatric nurses in an effort to raise the pass rate in terms of PIVC fixation in pediatric patients” Huang et al (2021).
“The IPS IV Forum invites you to join our webinar ‘Community IV and challenges’ with speakers Pam Kang, OPAT Pharmacist, The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and Ruth Wynn, Citywide Matron MCR IV Teams, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust” IPS IV Forum (2021).
“The use of distractions via medical clowns and soap bubbles was an effective nonpharmacological method of reducing anxiety and perceived pain in children undergoing invasive medical procedures” Javed et al (2021).
“The PTS was considered a fast, safe and reliable means of transportation for blood components, also securing quality prerequisites” Garcia et al (2021).
“The use of taurolidine-citrate locks in HPN paediatric patients has reduced the number of CLABSIs” Puppi et al (2021).
“Our aim is to report the results of Non-conventional Vascular Accesses (NCVA) management as part of IF comprehensive multidisciplinary care and conduct a systematic review to understand the current available knowledge” Perez Illidge et al (2021).
“An ECMO nursing protocol for cannulae management providing sutureless devices for cannula and tubing securement allows safe line stabilization, with the potential to reduce complications related to ECMO vascular access” Lucchini et al (2021).
“Five months after the transition from 1 electronic health record to another at our freestanding children’s hospital, our antimicrobial stewardship team reviewed all active allergy records to identify and then replace use of RMS terminology with preferred alternative vancomycin flushing syndrome” Konold et al (2021).
“AVA would like to give a special thanks to Adhezion Biomedical and Gus Gear, the sponsors of this special edition focusing on the care of pediatrics and neonates” AVA (2021).
“An infusion of 100 cc of 0,2% potassium chloride was accidental performed through a thoracic epidural catheter, inserted to perioperative analgesia, to a 66 years old man who was scheduled for right hemicolectomy, 48 h after surgery” Schwartzmann et al (2021).
“The guidelines specified when PIVI was justified (life-threatening emergency, need for an exclusive intravenous drug with no oral alternative, impossibility to administer oral medication, need to maintain an empty stomach) or unjustified (KVO, “just in case”, to collect a blood sample)” Noel et al (2021).
“The accuracy of the ECG characteristic map in guiding the location of the PICC tip is higher than that of the non-characteristic P wave, and it has more clinical significance in locating the best position of the PICC tip” Dong et al (2021).