clabsi prevention

Neonatal IV team and central line bundles

“Implementation of quality improvement multidisciplinary intervention; central line insertion and maintenance care bundle, dedicated IV team, education and feedback effectively reduced the rate of CLABSI within our pediatrics and neonatal ICUs” Hamza et al (2021).

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parenteral nutrition

Neonatal vascular access team

“Therefore, we aimed to examine the impacts of a dedicated neonatal peripheral vascular access team (NeoVAT) on key clinical and organisational quality measures of infusion therapy” van Rens (2021).

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Extravasation management guidelines

“Based on these results, it is recommended that guidelines are developed for the management of extravasation, that periodic in-service training programs are provided and that observational studies are carried out into the administration of vesicant drugs” Atay (2021).

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neonatal ultrasound

PICC in newborns

“The results of this research highlight the continuous need to improve technical-scientific knowledge to qualify actions in neonatology” Carneiro et al (2021).

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intraosseous Troponin I

PICC for people who use drugs

“Our analysis has implications for theorizing the role of PICC lines in the care of PWUD and identifies practical guidance for engaging them in productive and non-judgemental discussions about the risks of injecting into a PICC line, how to do it safely, and about medically supported alternatives” Guta et al (2021).

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Midline catheter

Catheter associated right atrial thrombosis

“In the following case report, we will explore the case of a 41-year-old female with metastatic urothelial carcinoma who developed multiple right atrial masses possibly associated with a deeply seated totally implanted vascular access device (TIVAD) tip within the right atrial wall” Dayco et al (2021).

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PICC research

CLABSI prediction in children

“A deep learning model that employs common clinical features in the electronic health record can help predict the onset of CLABSI in hospitalized children with central venous line 48 hours prior to the time of specimen collection” Tabaie et al (2021).

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Implantable port

Extracorporeal photopheresis service improvement

“The team has successfully increased the capacity of the service to deliver treatments without incurring any additional nursing costs, resulting in more patients with CTCL and GvHD being able to access ECP treatment and a cost benefit for the Trust” Button et al (2021).

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POCUS for CVC position confirmation

“The intervention is a deimplementation programme called DRAUP (deimplementation of routine chest radiographs after adoption of ultrasound-guided insertion and confirmation of central venous catheter protocol) that will be created to address one unnecessary imaging modality in the acute care environment” Ablordeppey et al (2021).

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PIVC first stick success

“Changes to policy, practices, and products plus education can improve the PIVC first-stick success, dwell time, documentation, and staff safety” Davidson and Arora (2021).

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Pediatric DIVA score

“The 6-item Pediatric Intravenous Difficulty Score has criterion and construct validity and is reliable over time among clinicians with different levels of expertise in peripheral vascular access” Hartman et al (2021).

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Peripheral vasopressor infusion

“Administration of vasopressor infusions for short duration in critically ill patients via a peripheral venous cannula may be feasible, with low rates of complications, and offers a safe alternative to central venous access” Stolz et al (2021).

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PICC pneumothorax

“The present case report is of a 32-week- and 4-day-old female fetus who was born at Mahzad Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital” Goli et al (2021).

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