“A >5° Trendelenburg position statistically increases RIJV CSA and AP diameter” Garcia-Leal et al (2021).
“This study supports thrice weekly teicoplanin as a convenient and effective OPAT for administration” Asumang et al (2021).
“This study shows that adolescents experience similar pain and pre-procedural distress as younger children during peripheral intravenous cannulation” Cozzi et al (2021).
“IV therapy nurses completed a didactic and hands-on training course where they practiced ultrasound-guided SPC placement techniques on a poultry phantom during simulation, followed by performing ultrasound-guided SPC insertion on patients proctored by an interventional radiology physician” Russell 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).