“The MUPC ketamine team has proved that ketamine infusions may provide a unique intervention safely and efficaciously without the need for collaboration with other medical specialties since initiating this pilot program” Ithman et al (2022).
“Despite widespread use of VADs in the inpatient setting, the procedure coding rate was found to be remarkably low” DeBoer and Alsbrooks (2022).
“The results of our study demonstrated that there was no significantly lower perceived pain or anxiety when using IVR compared to standard practice in adults undergoing IV blood draw” Perdue et al (2022).
“Prehospital and emergency department nursing staff are aware of the importance of intraosseous access and understand the need for additional education and certification in this field” Žunkovič et al (2022).
“In summary, we found about 50% fewer CRBSI cases during the pandemic as compared to the equivalent time period before. This is somewhat unexpected, as there were no changes regarding CVC insertion procedures or care by the participating sites during the time periods” Schalk et al (2022).
“The CVC type, administration of concomitant chemotherapy via a distinct CVC lumen separate from PN, venting gastrostomy and distance between the patient’s home and the IF center were not associated with CRBSI or mechanical CVC complications” Kopczynska et al (2022).
“The injection of diluted sodium bicarbonate (in mechanically ventilated patients) can be used to reliably identify the correct location of an IV catheter by an increase in the exhaled carbon dioxide concentration” Keidan et al (2022).
“HD provides a good opportunity for treatment with IV antibiotics in DFI. This mode of administration of IV antibiotics, along with multidisciplinary intervention, is associated with ulcer healing and resolution of infection in over three-quarters of patients with DFI” Pittam et al (2022).
“We report what we believe the first case of candidemia in an infant with short bowel syndrome caused by the environmental yeast Candida sojae that was initially misidentified as Candida tropicalis” Abdel-Haq et al (2022).
“Recently, LRac was reported as a cutaneous manifestation of hydrophilic polymer gel embolization (HPE) in adults. We present a case of LRac in a newborn that developed following CVC insertion and resolved spontaneously after the catheter was removed” Barsan Kaya et al (2022).
“In conclusion, the 2.5-year CI of VTE among our pediatric patient cohort was <5% and adolescent age was the main patient-related risk factor" Gidl et al (2022).
“Difficulty in setting up PIVC was the greatest in infants and even greater than that in newborns” chu et al (2022).
“In summary, building multidisciplinary teams with the involvement of clinical pharmacists improves the management of home-treated infections, promoting a safe self-administration and increasing OPAT patients’ quality of life” Ortonobes et al (2022).
“Listening to music reduced cannulation pain in patients on hemodialysis, although there was no significant effect on anxiety, BP, or stress markers” Inayama et al (2022).
“In conclusion, when imaging guidance is used for IVAPC insertion by an experienced surgeon in a high-volume center, performing post-procedure routine chest radiography shows little benefit” Ghoddusi Johari et al (2022).
“This review indicated a substantial body of evidence showing time/resource and cost savings of SC versus IV administration of oncology biologics in a hospital setting” McCloskey et al (2022).
“Following clinical and radiographic evaluation, contrast-enhanced line studies constitute the next best diagnostic tool to assess the functionality of central venous catheters” Shashi et al (2022).
“In the 14-year period under study, 406 tunneled catheters were implanted in 325 patients. A total of 85 cases of tunneled catheter-related bacteremia were diagnosed, resulting in an incidence of 0.40 per 1000 catheter days (81.1% after 6 months of implantation)” Almenara-Tejederas et al (2022).
“We propose an Input-Mediator-Output-Input (IMOI) model of interprofessional teamwork in the context of HAI prevention” Gregory et al (2022).
“The practice of FU-BCs in patients with GN-BSI should be individualised balancing cost/benefit ratio” Giannella et al (2022).
“Central venous catheterization for a high concentration of amiodarone infusion is recommended” Cheewatanakornkul et al (2022).
“Our data suggest that in patients with hematological diseases or autologous SCT recipients scheduled CVC removal after 14 days does not result in a lower CRBSI incidence compared to unscheduled removal” Panse et al (2022).
“Hemothorax must be suspected when unexplained hemodynamic instability develops after central venous catheterization despite ultrasound guidance” Kang et al (2022).
“This study concluded that iliac vein TCCs can provide suitable vascular access in hemodialysis patients with bilateral obstruction of internal jugular veins and subclavian veins” Abd El-Hameed and Abdelhamid (2022).
“The results indicate that, although infusion task reallocation may be a cost-reducing approach to managing clinical responsibilities, it enlarges rather than enriches the job through higher demands and fewer resources for nurses and, in turn, lower perceived organizational safety” Pratt et al (2022).
“Our model presents a novel, user-friendly tool for predicting the risk of CRT in patients with cancer receiving chemotherapy. Moreover, it can contribute to clinical decision-making” Lin et al (2022).
“Presented to the emergency department from a skilled nursing facility with a two-day history of dyspnea. She was later diagnosed with an intraperitoneal hematoma, an uncommon complication caused by a CVC placement” Shah et al (2022).
“The authors regularly interact with professional team sport players in European and American leagues and their multidisciplinary support teams, and we are aware of players receiving regular intravenous nutrition (IVN) products” Lewis et al (2022).
“The 5.45% and 10% sodium chloride solutions are significantly superior comparing with 0.9% sodium chloride solution in the derived rate of stable intracavitary ECG, occurrence rate of characteristic P wave and time used for catheter tip localization, but there were no significant differences between 5.45 and 10% sodium chloride solutions” Dong et al (2022).
“Chain nursing process can help to enhance the maintenance quality of implantable venous infusion port, reduce the incidence of adverse events, relieve the tension and anxiety, and improve the satisfaction of patients with nursing” Hu et al (2022).
“We analyzed complications and outcomes in all our patients, a total of 52, who underwent CVL removal with platelets <20,000/μl" Marwah et al (2022).
Central venous catheters versus arteriovenous fistulae Abstract: Background: Arteriovenous fistulae (AVF) have superior clinical outcomes compared with central venous catheters (CVC) among patients undergoing hemodialysis
“Post-injection paralysis (PIP) of the sciatic nerve is an iatrogenic paralysis that occurs after an intramuscular injection, with resultant foot deformity and disability” Song et al (2022).
“Relevant terms were identified, which aid newborns using central venous catheters; thus, a terminological subset will be contributed to information in nursing practice” Prado et al (2022).
“A positive correlation was found between blood culture contamination rates and COVID-19 incidence rates” Sacchetti et al (2022).
“Within this surveillance study, IO access in neonates was feasible and safe. IO access is an important alternative for vascular access in neonates” Schwindt et al (2022).
“Considering the high rates of biofilm and antimicrobial resistance of biofilm-forming isolates in biomedical device associated infections, it was determined that it would not be sufficient to evaluate only the MIC results for susceptibility results” Öcal et al (2022).
“Our experience with tunneled femoral catheters revealed low catheter survival and significant complications (deep venous thrombosis and malfunction/occlusion)” Sethi et al (2022).
“‘Recurrent CLABSIs incidence was 2.99/1000 CVC days. Our study suggests that preventive measures should be implemented especially in RCFs to reduce the proportion of children with recurrent infections” Tourvieilhe et al (2022).
“Becton Dickinson is recalling the BD Intraosseous Needle Set Kits, BD Intraosseous Manual Driver Kits, and BD Intraosseous Powered Drivers for three separate issues” FDA (2022).