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To assess the efficacy and safety of a virtual reality distraction for needle pain in 2 common hospital settings” Chan et al (2019). Abstract: OBJECTIVE:
We undertook a quality improvement project involving a standardised bundle of care and a peri-operative central venous catheter insertion checklist with the aim of reducing
We present a patient who underwent mitral valve replacement (MVR) and a concomitant CM-IV procedure in which the distal end of the CVC was damaged
This study found that topical anesthetic agents were effective in reducing pain during venipuncture” Kaur et al (2019). Abstract: BACKGROUND: Neonates being nonverbal are unable
We performed a network meta-analysis (NMA) to compare the efficacy and safety of antibiotics used to treat inpatients with complicated skin and soft structure infections”
This review clarifies Candida CRBSI rates by species, risk factors, outcomes, and management to improve effectiveness of HPN programs” Phua et al (2019). Abstract: BACKGROUND:
This study investigated if the additional use of hydrochloric acid (HCl) as an intraluminal lock solution may prolong the lifetime of the CVC” Ahmad et
BD ChloraPrep™ skin preparation with sterile solution, the only fully sterile chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) antiseptic skin preparation commercially available in the U.S” BD (2019). BD
The aim of the study was to evaluate prophylactic use of taurolidine-citrate (T-C) solution on the number of CRIs” Małgorzata et al (2019). Abstract: Central
The present study evaluated the daily risk of healthcare-associated infections and sepsis (HAIS) events in pediatric intensive care unit patients with invasive devices” Bennett et
There is a lack of evidence-based guidance for management of cellulitis and use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) in children” Ibrahim et al (2019).
This retrospective single-institutional review was performed to identify rates of complications from port placement and potential factors associated with these events” Skelton et al (2019).