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A multidisciplinary vascular clinic incorporating ultrasound assessment is key to maintaining young children on chronic haemodialysis via an AVF” Shroff et al (2016). Abstract: BACKGROUND:
In this study, we demonstrated that PICC placement significantly increases the likelihood of DVT/PE in liver transplant recipients” Yip et al (2016). Abstract: Deep vein
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the frequency and barriers to use of ultrasound guidance for central venous catheter (CVC) insertion by physicians
The primary objective of this quality improvement project was to eliminate future incidences of guidewire retention during CVC insertion in the MICU and medical intermediate
Central venous stenosis (CVS) is encountered frequently among hemodialysis patients” Krishna et al (2016). Abstract: Central venous stenosis (CVS) is encountered frequently among hemodialysis patients.
The purpose of the study is to understand what clinicians believe defines fluid bolus therapy (FBT) and the expected response to such intervention” Glassford et
The percentage of health workers reporting these injuries varies between 9 and 38% and the occurrence of NSI is most frequent among employees having close
We aim to outline an approach to the percutaneous insertion of peritoneal ports and to characterize success and complication rates compared to surgically inserted ports”
This study is a retrospective review of inpatient administration deviation reports for an investigational drug that is administered daily with infusion times of 8-24 hours,
The analyses suggest that Tegaderm CHG is a cost-saving strategy to reduce CRBSI and the results were robust to sensitivity analyses” Thokala et al (2016).
To improve the health professionals’ awareness of the risks of errors related to the medication-use system, a simulation of medication errors was created” Daupin et
…this case report presents the use of intraosseous access at the humeral head with children, with reference to indication, implementation, problems and risks” Hess et