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The aim was to analyse injuries reported to the Swedish National Patient Insurance Company (Löf) within 7 days after insertion or removal of a CVAD”
Here, we report a peculiar case of a missed guidewire puncturing the aortic arch and cerebrum” Zhao et al (2019). Abstract: RATIONALE: Central venous catheterization
Implementation of second-tier preventive practices was protective against CLABSI. Use of more practices was correlated with lower rates” Ben-David et al (2019). Abstract: BACKGROUND: Prevention
Catheter-related thrombosis (CRT) is a common complication of central venous access devices in oncology patients. Risk factors for CRT include patient-, device-, and treatment-related risk
This probably shows that the combination of the five evidence-based procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention together with that of ultrasound-guided
The current methodology for calculating central-line-associated bloodstream infection (CLABSI) rates, used for pay-for-performance measures, does not account for multiple concurrent central lines” Couk et al
We are reporting a case of sudden pulmonary air embolism in a patient through the open hub of an intravenous cannula” Mohanty et al (2019).
We describe injury characteristics and prehospital interventions performed on wartime pediatric trauma casualties in Afghanistan and Iraq, stratified by medical evacuation platform” Naylor et al
Catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSIs) are a signification cause of infection. When CRBSI rates are high, the cost to the patient and the organisation can be
It suggests that patients accept having a CVAD as it should reduce episodes of repeated cannulations. However, a recent doctoral study found the reality did
The following case studies describe the use of the Smith Medical implanted ports and Gripper huber needles” Meade et al (2019). Abstract: The following case
This article describes the different types and components of ports and how to select them. It explains how to insert ports, and provides guidance on