“In this article we review the current state of vascular access practice, present arguments why SDM is necessary in vascular access planning, review barriers and potential solutions to SDM implementation, and discuss future research contingent upon an effective system of physician-patient participative decision making in hemodialysis vascular access practice” Murea et al (2021).
“A >5° Trendelenburg position statistically increases RIJV CSA and AP diameter” Garcia-Leal et al (2021).
“This study supports thrice weekly teicoplanin as a convenient and effective OPAT for administration” Asumang et al (2021).
“This study shows that adolescents experience similar pain and pre-procedural distress as younger children during peripheral intravenous cannulation” Cozzi et al (2021).
“IV therapy nurses completed a didactic and hands-on training course where they practiced ultrasound-guided SPC placement techniques on a poultry phantom during simulation, followed by performing ultrasound-guided SPC insertion on patients proctored by an interventional radiology physician” Russell et al (2021).
“This article describes how one large university health board in Wales implemented a change in products and practice and explores the issues around adopting and using CE-marked pre-filled, sterile syringes of 0.9% sodium chloride in place of manually drawing up an IV flush (the CE mark indicates devices that conforms with European legal requirements)” Lee and Terry (2021).