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Implanted port dislodgment

E.I. Elkhoury, M.I, Boeckx, W.D., Chahine, E.G. and Feghali, M.A. (2008) Retrieval of port-A catheter fragment from the main and right pulmonary arteries 3 years after

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Handling chemotherapy safely

Eisenberg, S. (2009) Safe Handling and Administration of Antineoplastic Chemotherapy. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 32(1), p.23-32. Abstract: Antineoplastic chemotherapy describes a group of hazardous drugs commonly

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Prevention of catheter occlusion

Jasinsky, L.M. (2009) Occlusion Reduction and Heparin Elimination Trial Using an Antireflux Device on Peripheral and Central Venous Catheters. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 32(1), p.33-39. Abstract:

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Hypodermoclysis

Lybarger, E. (2009) Hypodermoclysis in the Home and Long-term Care Settings. Journal of Infusion Nursing. 32(1), p.40-44. Abstract: Hypodermoclysis is the subcutaneous administration of isotonic infusates

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Enzyme replacement therapy

Tifft, C., Proud, V., Levy, P., DeMarco, K., Nicely, H. and Turbeville, S. (2009) Enzyme Replacement Therapy in the Home Setting for Mucopolysaccharidosis VI: A Survey

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Cannulation team poster

Peter Carr has submitted his ‘Nurse led intravenous cannulation team’ poster to the IVTEAM website. The origins of the team started with the European Working Time

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Smart infusion pumps

New smart drug pumps at Rice Memorial Hospital have been alerting nurses to errors a dose of Dilaudid, a painkiller, that was accidentally programmed for 2

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Home IV service

People who need to have intravenous (IV) therapy for their antibiotics will be able to complete their treatment at home thanks to a new pilot scheme

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