“Cannulation is essential for haemodialysis with arteriovenous access, but also damages the arteriovenous access making it prone to failure” Fielding et al (2020).
“The right internal jugular vein is commonly preferred for central venous cannulation, and ultrasonographic assessment and guidance is the recommended technique for this procedure” Uzumcugil and Ekinci (2020).
“Concomitant use of CHG for skin disinfection and CHG-impregnated dressing may significantly increase contact dermatitis” Buetti et al (2020).
“The aim of this study was to determine the predictive strength of students’ self-efficacy, problem-solving skills, and other characteristics in performing intravenous practices and monitor phlebitis and infiltration” Dogu Kokcu et al (2020).
“Self-infusion via subcutaneous intravenous immunoglobulin (SCIG) allows patient input to design an individualized and optimal treatment plan” Duff et al (2020).
“Based on the results, a standard-weight, medical-grade therapeutic weighted blanket can be safely used to reduce anxiety in patients” Vinson et al (2020).
“The study identified a significant number of lookalike-soundalike near miss errors, with cancellations of one medication being rapidly followed by the programming of a second” Waterson et al (2020).
“Despite growth in academic and clinical interest for NSI prevention, a global report identified that approximately 3 million healthcare workers have suffered percutaneous exposure to blood-borne pathogens” Jackson et al (2020).
“We now need to critically rethink vascular access device options for our breast cancer patients” McDiarmid et al (2020).
“The Association for Vascular Access Pediatric Special Interest Group (PediSIG) developed and undertook a survey to describe the current vascular access practice for clinicians caring for neonatal and pediatric patients” Davis et al (2020).
“Peripheral intravenous catheters and intraosseous devices have been widely used in the prehospital setting for a considerable period” Mason et al (2020).
“This study examined the safety and efficacy of placing both a central venous dialysis catheter and a central venous catheter for infusion in the right internal jugular vein compared to only a central venous dialysis catheter” Spitzer et al (2020).