“The precise incidence and risk of PICC-related venous thrombosis is important to be verified in the context of growing PICC use and an understanding of the risk of venous thrombosis is an important cost and patient safety question” Gao et al (2020).
“On exclusion of other possible causes for the same, it was concluded that the air in the breast tissue was secondary to a peripheral intravenous line placement” Paulraj et al (2020).
“Apheresis treatments require adequate venous access using peripheral intravenous (PIV) catheterization or central venous catheters (CVC)” Barth et al (2020).
“The variability in nurses’ knowledge around both CVAD and PIV led the authors to conclude that there is room for improvement in the educational preparation of nurses and a need for workplace training” Raynak et al (2020).
“In this review, commonly prescribed home-based medical technologies such as home ventilation, enteral nutrition, renal replacement therapy, and peripherally inserted central catheter, which are useful for quick revision, are described” Gulla et al (2020).
“New skills sets were acquired such as PICC line placement and complex ventilator management” Wady et al (2020).
“The use of continuous-infusion in outpatient setting could be widely used in oncology and haematology care. Many times the lack of data stability about single drug or admixture of drugs, together with patient education and safety, make difficult the transition from inpatient to outpatient setting” Perego et al (2020).
“Older hospitalized patients are more likely to develop a metabolic complication during their PN course than younger patients” Solomon et al (2020).
“With increasing recognition, various preventive measures have emerged, the most important of which is the use of air-eliminating filters” Lee and Bulsara (2020).
“Catheter and tubing choice, adjuncts, and fluid viscosity influence flow rates. Our results will help inform adequate vascular access planning in the perioperative environment” Berman et al (2020).
“We present the case of a patient diagnosed with compartment syndrome of the hand secondary to phenylephrine extravasation in the setting of hypovolemic shock” Fisher and Jarrett (2020).
“In the US, federal value-based incentive programs are more likely to penalize safety-net institutions than non-safety-net institutions” Hsu et al (2020).
“This review summarizes the current knowledge of the pathogenic mechanisms of biologics-induced anaphylaxis, and the diagnostic and prophylactic strategies in the management of potentially reactive patients, to improve the safety profile of biologics” Matucci et al (2020).
“The following two case reports demonstrate the technique for tunneling a femorally inserted central catheter downward to the patellar region and for tunneling a centrally inserted central catheter to the scapular region” Ostroff and Pittiruti (2020).