“Use of (Taurolock-hep500™) for temporary hemodialysis catheters was associated with lower levels of inflammation markers and lower incidence of CRBSI and better catheter performance” Ezzat et al (2021).
“We attempted to standardize skin patch testing with various CVC products, published an algorithm of alternative CVC care for patients with a potential CHG allergy, and created a family education sheet on the highest used alternative, betadine” Renee et al (2021).
“To elaborate and validate the content and appearance of an algorithm for treating infiltration and extravasation of non-chemotherapy drugs and solutions administered to children” Santos et al (2021).
“Infusion pump alerts and alarms impact clinical care, as alerts and alarms by design interrupt clinical workflow” Yu et al (2021).
“Using a 90-day sprint plan, numerous best practices were identified as key opportunities for CLABSI prevention and two main focus areas were identified for intervention: 1) daily chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) bathing for all patients with central lines and 2) daily line necessity evaluation” Livingston (2021).
“Use of initial specimen diversion technology was associated with an 83% lower rate of blood culture contamination compared to conventional methods, sustained for 18 months” Brownfield and Peterson (2021).
“IO-delivered VPA is noninferior to intravenous administration and is a viable option in emergent situations when intravenous access is unattainable” Biesterveld et al (2021).
“We aimed to determine the effects of topical application of black pepper essential oil on peripheral intravenous catheter insertion success” Eren et al (2021).
“Peripheral venous administration of 23.4% NaCl is safe and achieves a reduction in ICP equivalent to that achieved by administration via central venous access” Faiver et al (2021).
“Due to the difficulty in estimating the proper length of a central venous catheter in smaller pediatric patients, placing an 8 cm long catheter in these patients and then trimming the distal tip while on bypass may be the most accurate way to properly position a catheter” Glenski et al (2021).
“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).
“Our aim was to determine whether prehospital administration of resuscitative medications via the IO route was associated with lower rates of return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) and survival to hospital discharge than peripheral intravenous (IV) infusion in the setting of OHCA” Hamam et al (2021).