“Our research highlighted that using a cartoon character sticker with a vacutainer can reduce preschoolers’ pain and fear during bloodletting” Canbulat Şahiner et al (2022).
“This pilot study is the first describing the use of a head-mounted display and probe fixation for ultrasound-guided peripheral intravenous cannulation, which resulted in an increased success rate and decreased time to cannulation success” Moors et al (2022).
“The aim of the review was to identify the prevalence of sharps and needlestick injury within the operating theatre and to establish the most common critical steps” Bevan et al (2023).
“To investigate the relationship between the position of the midline catheter tip and the frequency and type of complications associated with its placement” Fu et al (2022).
“This study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of bedside peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement under ultrasonography (USG) guidance in the general ward by a surgical intensivist-led vascular access team versus that of PICC placement in the intensive care unit (ICU) or fluoroscopy unit” Yu and Hong (2022).
“The frequency of CVC repair was relatively low. Associations between repair and infection were not detected in either cohort; however, odds of line repair exposure appeared to be higher in bacteremia cases (a trend not observed in the CLABSI cohort)” Taroc and Sullivan (2022).
“In this case report, a pediatric case was discussed, in which a central venous catheter was inserted without the usage of imaging methods and without confirming the location and was used, even though no blood return was obtained” Misirlioglu et al (2022).
“To describe physical intravenous y-site compatibility of 15 different medications with highly concentrated neonatal and pediatric parenteral nutrition (PN) compounds using existing and novel methods” Ross et al (2022).
“When the patient’s wife’s anamnesis was detailed, it was learned that in order to mobilize the patient, she separated the TPN from the catheter and left the catheter tip open” Yıldırım et al (2022).
“A case series of hypersensitivity reactions (HSRs) during intravenous administration of etoposide was observed following the introduction of in-line filters (ILFs) at a specialized university-affiliated center” Dodier et al (2022).
“It is of vital importance for these devices to deliver exact amounts of the aforementioned substances as significant deviations can result in severe patient harm” Badnjević et al (2022).
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“This short evidence-based review examined the literature comparing the effectiveness of chlorhexidine-based CVC dressings against non-chlorhexidine dressings in reducing CRBSI occurrence” Azzopardi and Trapani (2022).
‘The authors conducted a single-center prospective study among inpatients to evaluate blood collection success, defined as sufficient sample volume (4 mL) and no or minimal hemolysis, in PIVCs with a dwell time between 12 and 87 hours” Psaila et al (2023).
“Here we report a case of central venous catheter infection with M. goodii complicated by bacteremia” Ammu et al (2022).
“This study aimed to prove that pre-emptive antimicrobial locks in patients at risk of bacteremia decrease infection” Blanco-Di Matteo et al (2022).
Vascular access related incidents in hemodialysis patients Abstract: Introduction: The ideal vascular access type for elderly hemodialysis (HD) patients remains debatable. The aim of this
“A blood gas analyzer is a point-of-care (POC) testing device used in the Emergency Department (ED) to manage critically ill patients” Sahoo et al (2022).
“According to the literature review, the compatibility of ketoprofen with parenteral nutrition (PN) admixtures has not yet been investigated” Dettlaff et al (2022).
“The failure rate of PIVC in the infant group is higher than that in other age groups” Chen (2022).
“The push-pull monorail technique is helpful in overcoming the difficult anatomical course through the left internal jugular vein during implantable port insertion” Kim et al (2022).
Transfusion medicine education program Extract: “Transfusion Camp is a TM education program that enables medical professionals to better understand basic and practical TM principles based
“ISDD use by phlebotomists was associated with BCC reduction and reduced false-positive CLABSI results” Tompkins et al (2022).
“This article reviews the evidence for the appropriate use of short PIVCs in hospitalized patients, assesses the ongoing need for PIVCs, provides recommendations for alternative options, and argues for promptly removing a PIVC that is no longer in use” Ray-Barruel and Alexander (2023).
“These results validate case reports attributing anaphylactic/allergic reactions to suspected intravenous chlorhexidine entrainment and should factor into future risk-benefit assessments for its use in PIVC maintenance antisepsis policies and protocols” Doane et al (2022).
“We aimed to investigate the infection rate among HD outpatients and implement CDC’s surveillance system” Hasanoglu et al (2022).
“Information technology can play an important role in improving the quality of transfusion practice, as part of a programme of medical education, regular audit and other measures” Xu et al (2022).
“The main objective of this study was to evaluate the amplitude ratios of intravascular ECG (ivECG) and body surface ECG (exECG) when the correct tip position was confirmed by chest X-ray (CXR)” Jung et al (2022).
“Many adverse events are related to the use of intravenous medications, and the great variability in their handling and preparation represents an added risk that jeopardises the safety of children” Taladriz-Sender et al (2022).
“Our health system utilizes a standardized concentration policy, smart infusion pumps, and the electronic health record (EHR) to catalog, order, and deliver intravenous medications” Christensen et al (2022).
“There is a need for prospective studies to provide uniform guidelines for optimal management of suspected CRBSI in the hemodynamically unstable pediatric patient” Cohen et al (2022).
“The purpose of this study was to develop a productivity model utilizing weighted medication complexity and prospective schedule data to determine if predicted productivity corresponds to actual productivity across 6 ambulatory oncology infusion sites” Kang et al (2022).
“Within this brief report, a review of the existing literature is conducted to determine if intravenous administration of insulin should be proceeded by priming of the intravenous system, adding of albumin, or non-priming to get a stable insulin dose” Mian et al (2022).
“A 61-year-old man had an accidental placement of a central venous catheter that resulted in the perforation of the vertebral artery” Kaneko et al (2022).