Low speed micro-infusion pump

“It is feasible and safe to administer drugs via a micro-infusion pump at the slow 2 ml/h tempo without any accompanying fluid to patients after surgery requiring minimal volume of fluids” Meng et al (2022).

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IV in-line filters – Pall blog series – episode 2

“IV in-line filter technology developed over the course of 50 years from protecting the patients from bacteria into small bedside manufactured devices, which today can protect ICU patients from not only intraluminal bacteria, but also from, endotoxin, air, and particles that may enter the patient’s blood stream” Pall (2022).

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ECG PICC tip location in infants – Full Text

“To explore the clinical significance of intracavitary electrocardiogram positioning technology in preventing catheter ectopic position during peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) catheterization in children with tumors” Zhang et al (2022).

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Needlestick injuries in radiology

“Needlestick injuries with pathogen transmission can result in long-term health issues and psychological damage, therefore, it is imperative for radiologists to understand factors that increase the risk for transmission, methods to prevent injury, and how to manage an injury when it occurs” Lin et al (2022).

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Infiltration and phlebitis review

“Catheter size, hospitalisation in the surgery ward and continuous infusion contributed to the development of infiltration. Age, hospitalisation in the surgery ward and catheter placement in the antecubital vein contributed to the development of phlebitis” Karaoğlan et al (2022).

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Blood transfusion adverse events

“This study aims to investigate real-world data (RWD) on TRAEs by evaluating differences between ICD 9/10-based electronic health records (EHR) and blood bank-specific reporting” Jhaveri et al (2022).

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OPAT cost savings

“Outpatient IV antimicrobial therapy is associated with a similar overall prevalence of adverse events and with substantial cost savings relative to patients remaining in hospital to complete IV antimicrobials” Staples et al (2022).

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Managing local IV complications

“The study highlighted the importance of ongoing education based on the latest available evidence to enable nurses to improve their knowledge and clinical practice with regard to PVC care and associated complications” Bayoumi et al (2022).

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Humerus for intraosseous access – Full Text

“Here, we present a pediatric case in which we have demonstrated the relevance of the intraosseous access both for emergency and subsequent treatments as an alternative route in a patient who has had thrombosis due to repeated central venous catheter insertion” Öztürk et al (2022).

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Cyanoacrylate glue for venous access ten year review

“This article reports on 10 years of clinical experience with cyanoacrylate glue in a large university hospital, and provides a narrative review of the scientific evidence on the benefits of glue in venous access that has been accumulating over the past decade” Pittiruti et al (2022).

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