“Programs that include repeated simulation experiences may facilitate greater learning and thus increase the confidence of the nurses trained” Hackett et al (2021).
“Closed-system drug transfer devices (CSTDs) are used to prevent occupational exposure to hazardous drugs in health care providers” Chiang et al (2021).
“This proof-of-principle study demonstrates that the biplane ultrasound imaging approach for vessel cannulation resulted in an overall faster, more successful, and safer peripheral IV access than the standard single-plane transverse approach when performed by novice ultrasound users” Convissar et al (2021).
“Based upon the observational findings of this study, chlorhexidine-coated PICC technology may be considered for use in patient populations who are at moderate to high-risk for catheter-related complications in both inpatient and outpatient settings” Winkler et al (2021).
“The intervention is a deimplementation programme called DRAUP (deimplementation of routine chest radiographs after adoption of ultrasound-guided insertion and confirmation of central venous catheter protocol) that will be created to address one unnecessary imaging modality in the acute care environment” Ablordeppey et al (2021).
“The IPS IV Forum invites you to join our webinar Device related infection prevention practices – development of VAD resources” IPS IV Forum (2021).