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The aim of this study was to identify the effect of an observation window (OW) at peripheral intravenous (IV) catheter sites on early detection of
In 2013, the International Initiative on Thrombosis and Cancer (ITAC-CME), established to reduce the global burden of VTE in patients with cancer, published international guidelines
To analyze the rate of infections and complications after surgeon-performed, largely ultrasound-guided, central venous catheter (CVC) placement in a pediatric population and to identify patients
We describe an innovative technique for re-utilizing central venous access sites in patients who have chronic central venous access needs” Johnson et al (2016). Abstract:
A structured team approach to laboratory monitoring of home PN patients can simplify PN management, significantly decrease monthly laboratory costs, and lead to fewer laboratory
We sought to evaluate the change in admission and procedural outcomes before and after the establishment of a vascular surgeon-led comprehensive renal vascular access clinic
This study aimed to assess the risk factors for PIVC phlebitis in adults and provide a basis for indwelling time decisions” Zhu et al (2016).
To assess the acceptability of methods that increase trial inclusion in meta-analyses, and the level of evidence for skin-to-skin contact for procedural pain in infants”
However, the average BC contamination rate (CR) in US hospitals is 2.9%, potentially resulting in unnecessary antibiotic use and excessive therapy costs” Story-Roller and Weinstein
The aim of the present study is to compare the effects of three crystalloid solutions, such as Normal saline (NS), lactated Ringers (LR) and Plasma-lyte