“The aim of this review was to perform a critical reappraisal of the real-world evidence supporting administration by prolonged infusion of novel beta-lactams for the management of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative infections” Gatti and Pea (2021).
“Nursing staff reported that they spent less time throughout their shift attending the antibiotic line or pump in patients who were in the CAI arm of the study (p < 0.001)" McCarthy et al (2021).
“Neurosurgeons and neurologists should be alert to potential iatrogenic median nerve palsy following vascular access at the antebrachial region” Shields et al (2021).
“There is a high single device success rate when inserting short midlines for 13-day intravenous pulmonary antibiotic therapy in children with cystic fibrosis” Glazner et al (2021).
“The use of continuous quality improvement techniques in the OPAT unit can result in substantial and appropriate changes in the process of patient flow, leading to measurable and significant reductions in the variability of care, and optimisation of service” Khan et al (2021).
“This is a rare case of development of bi-lateral chylous pleural effusion (containing parenteral nutrition material) along with pneumomediastinum due to punctured left subclavian vein following insertion of a peripherally inserted central venous catheter (PICC) line” Siddiqui et al (2021).
“Given the high participation rate, future studies to evaluate the efficacy of VR are recommended to determine whether an off-the-shelf VR headset can be a low-cost and low-risk tool to improve children’s coping during venipuncture or other related procedures” Canares et al (2021).