“Potential locations were identified, and the team decided to use a temporary structure located outside the hospital near the emergency department entrance” Harris et al (2021).
“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).
“This article describes how one large university health board in Wales implemented a change in products and practice and explores the issues around adopting and using CE-marked pre-filled, sterile syringes of 0.9% sodium chloride in place of manually drawing up an IV flush (the CE mark indicates devices that conforms with European legal requirements)” Lee and Terry (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).
“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).