“Sonography examinations in the SVC had a longer duration than those in the IVC (p < 0.001). Sonography provides an accurate method for determining PCVC tip location in the SVC" Wang et al (2022).
“Health care workers and students should be offered regular trainings to be sensitized to this topic and to learn the appropriate use of SED” Kaur et al (2022).
“Home-based chemotherapy is widely used and offers advantages in terms of patient-centeredness, hospital capacity, and cost-effectiveness. However, in practice, patients experience difficulties with self-management and handling the elastomeric infuser” Jang et al (2022).
“As a result of routine surveillance in our intensive care unit (ICU), we have noticed an increase over time in the incidence of central line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) in patients with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)” Meynaar et al (2022).
“This study aimed to determine the distribution and associated factors of sharp injury cases among HCWs working at a teaching hospital in northeastern Malaysia” Kutubudin et al (2022).
“Our findings demonstrate an increased rate of failure in outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in RIVDU patients, and this population has better clinical outcomes when they remain inpatient for the duration of treatment” Stockwell et al (2022).
“Caregivers of children with IF on long-term PN provide a significant amount of care to ensure their child remains healthy at home” Belza et al (2022).
“DHR to antibiotics, particularly to beta-lactams, are increased in CF patients, and associated with a higher number of cumulative exposures because of recurrent infections. However, severe cutaneous or systemic DHR, such as anaphylaxis, appear to be rare” Kowalik et al (2022).
“Contemporary research and technological improvements have highlighted several concepts to enhance the approach of RAC insertion and management while reducing immediate and late complications. The authors have prioritized the following 10 “best practice” aspects that may improve overall device function and reliability” Imbriaco et al (2022).
“Hand insertion should be considered for reducing PVC infections, especially for catheters with an expected dwell time of more than 2 days” Buetti et al (2022).
“Our study has been undertaken with two specific aims: firstly, for patients with sepsis, to identify factors associated with receiving intravenous fluids while in the ED; and, secondly to identify determinants associated with the actual time to fluid administration” Kabil et al (2022).
“Critical care nurses trained in US-guided PIV insertion can safely and effectively train other critical care nurses in US-guided PIV insertion” Bagley (2022).
“To investigate the clinical outcome of patients with infective endocarditis (IE) during and after outpatient parenteral antimicrobial treatment (OPAT), and to further clarify the safety and efficacy of OPAT for IE patients” Wen et al (2022).
“This study aimed to assess the effect of clinical guideline education on the knowledge and practice of nurses for PIVC placement based on short message service (SMS)” Mousavi et al (2022).
“The goal of this paper is to identify risk-prone processes in the transition of care for patients requiring parenteral nutrition (PN) between healthcare environments, including the hospital, home, skilled nursing facility, and long-term acute care hospital settings” Adams et al (2022).
“In this narrative review, we discuss the development, characteristics and validation of several described general purpose PKPD models for anaesthetic drugs” Vandemoortele et al (2022).
“Improved multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis and increased availability of intravenous disease-modifying treatments can lead to overburdening of infusion centres. This study was focused on developing a decision-support tool to help infusion centres plan their operations” Lacinova et al (2022).
“To understand the experience of critical care nurses when performing common, yet error-prone, programming tasks on two unfamiliar intravenous smart pumps” Blake et al (2022).
“To analyse whether the technical and legal aspects of the package insert for medicines used in paediatric intensive care units (ICU) using a continuous infusion (CI) pump corroborate the recommendations of clinical protocols and legal provisions” de Paiva et al (2022).
“This paper describes an update version of the SIP protocol (Safe Insertion of PICCs), an insertion bundle which includes eight effective strategies that aims to minimize immediate, early, or late insertion-associated complications” Brescia et al (2022).
“These findings show that a structured vOPAT program with rigorous follow-up provides safe and effective ambulatory treatment of patients with vancomycin in continuous infusion” Thijs et al (2022).
“We searched the literature to highlight the current management of children with vascular exhaustion, specifically focusing on vascular access salvage strategies and last-resource alternative routes to central veins” Grimaldi et al (2022).
“The Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice recommend that sterile transparent semipermeable dressings are replaced at least every 7 days (except for neonatal patients, in whom dressings changes should only take place on clinical indication), and sterile gauze at least every 2 days” Buetti et al (2022).
“Rapid Superficial Vein Assessment is meant to offer a systematic pre-procedural evaluation of all superficial veins of the newborn, so to allow a rational choice of the best insertion site, tailored on the single patient, and optimized for the specific type of venous access device” D’Andrea et al (2022).
CLABSI and non-CLABSI complications in pediatric oncology patients Abstract: Objective: To assess central venous catheter (CVC) harm in pediatric oncology patients, we explored risks for