Research articles and bibliographies

Research Articles and Bibliographies


Do Echo-Enhanced Needles in Sonographically Guided Vascular Access?

Catheter Safeguards at Hospitals Reduce Infections and Save Money

Normal Saline Versus Heparin for Patency of Central Cathers in Adult Patients

PICC in Kids Linked to Clotting Risk

Catheter Interventions Reduce Bloodstream Infections, Cut Infection-Related Costs

Cost-Effectiveness of a Transparent Antimicrobial Dressing...(Plos one)

Complications of Peripherally Inserted Central venous Catheters... (Plos one)

Central Line Infection Bundle Reduces Catheter Use, CLABSI

Skin Antisepsis for Reducing Central Venous Catheter Infections

Majority of IV Medication Errors Linked to Clinical Practice, not Technology

Platelet Transfusion: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the AABB

A Vascular Access Team's Journey to Central Venous Catheter and Arterial Line Placement

Central Venous Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Infection: Prevention and Control of Healthcare-Associated Infetions in Priimary and Community Care: Partial Update of NICE Clinical Guideline 2

Unconventional Venous Access Techniques

The Effect of Catheter to Vein Ratio...

The Catheter to Vein Ratio and Rates...

Standard-Length Catheters versus Long Catheters in Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Vein Cannulation

Monitoring Parenteral Nutrition in Hospitalized Patients

Initial Hemodialysis with a Temporary Catheter is Associated With Complications of a Later Permanent Vascular Access

Duration of Central Catheter Use Drives Risk of Bloodstream Infections in Newborns

Cleaning Part of Central Line Could reduce Hospital Infections

Commonly Used Catheter's safety Tied to Patient Population

Gold Standard Dialysis Procedure May Not be Golden for Elderly Patients

PIV Complication Rates...

Needlestick Injuries, Short Cathers and...

Short Peripheral IV Catheters and Infections

Following CD Protocols Cuts Dialysis Bloodstream Infections in Half

Commonly Used Catheters Double  Risks of Blood Clots in ICU and Cancer Patients

Showers, Catheters, and Dialysis Patients...

Risk Factors in PICCS for Children

Intraosseous Vascular Access is Safe, Effective and Costs Less than CVCs...

Routine Versus Clinically Indicated Replacement of PIVs

Methods of Obtaining Peripheral Venous Access in Difficult Situations

As-Needed Catheter Change Works Well

Implementation of a Central Line Maintenance Care  Bundle in Hospitalized Pediatriic Oncology Patients

Vascular Access Type and Risk of Mortality in a National Prospective Cohort of Haemodialysis Patients

Decrease in CVC Placement Due to Use of Ultrasound Guidance of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters

Power Injectable PICCS Frequently Flip After Power Injection Contrast

Maximum Flow Rates Achievable Through PICCs Using Standard Hospital Infusion Pumps

International Evidence-Based Recommendations on Ul trasound-Guided Vascular Access

Thrombolytic Therapy for Central Venous Catheter Occlusion

Central Venous Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections

Repaired Catheters Associated With Increased Risk

Chlorhexidine Bathing to Reduce CVC Infections

Venous Thrombosis Associated With the Placement of PICCs

Increased Complexity and Complications Associated with Multiple PICC Insertions in Children

Temporary Central Venous Catheter Patterns in a Large Tertiary Care Center: Tracking the "Idle" Central Venous Catheter

Many Neonatal PICC Lines Migrate 24 hours after Insertion

Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections

Intraosseous Versus IV Access  During Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

Peripheral Venous Catheters Pose Infection Risk

Perspective Surveillance of an IV Team Shows a Positive Impact on Patient Care

Remove Children's Catheter Timely to Prevent Bloodstream Infections

Peripheral IV Catheter Related Phlebitis and Related Factors

Managing Bloodstream Infections in Patients Who Have Short-term CVCs

Peripheral IV Infusion of Potassium Chloride

Routine resite of peripheral intravenous devices every 3 days did not reduce complications compared with clinically indicated resite: a randomised controlled trial

Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Intravenous Access Versus Traditional Approaches in Patients with Difficult Intravenous Access

PICC-Midline Bibliography 2010   Word   PDF - Thanks to Nancy Moreau

Clinically-Indicated Replacement Versus Routine Replacement of Peripheral Venous Catheters

Comparison of Infection Rates Among Ultrasound-Guided Versus Traditionally Placed Peripheral Venous Lines

Interval between Port Catheter Flushing Can Be Extended to Four Months

Establishing a Nurse-Led Central Venous Catheter Insertion Service

Prevention of central venous catheter-related infection in the intensive care unit 

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infection

Positive Pressure Flushing

Complication Rates and Outcomes of 536 Implanted Subcutaneous Chest Ports

Prevention of Central Venous Catheter-Related Bloodstream Infections Usin Non-Technologic Strategies

Extravasation: a dreaded complication of chemotherap

Comparison of Implantable PortsPinch-Off Syndrome

Infectious Complications of Peripherally Inserted Central Venous Catheters in Children

Infectious Morbidity Associated with Long-Term Use of Venous Access Devices in Patients with Cancer

Long-term outcome of radiological-guided insertion of implanted central venous access port devices (CVAPD) for the delivery of chemotherapy in cancer patients

Limb splinting for intravenous cannulae in neonates

Efficacy of multifaceted interventions in reducing complications of peripherally inserted central catheter in adult oncology patients

Analysis of risk factors for central venous port failure in cancer patients

Intravenous peripherally-inserted central catheters for antibiotic therapy in children with cystic fibrosis

The impact of dry versus moist heat on peripheral IV catheter insertion in a hematology-oncology outpatient population

Routine care of peripheral intravenous catheters versus clinically indicated replacement: randomised controlled trial

Complication rate reduction in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter (PICC) Insertions

Central Venous Catheter Tip Position

Bio-Patch Study

An Ectopic Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter

The Relationship between Catheter Tip Location and Port Failure in Patients with Gynecologic Malignancies

Analysis of Tip Malposition and Correction...

New Study Helps Reduce Blood Stream Infections in Pediatric Patients

Bibliography-Blood References

References-VAD Flushing

Tamponade References

Pediatric Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters: Complication Rates Related to Catheter Tip Location

Handling of Peripheral Intravenous Cannulae

Routine Replacement of Peripheral Venous Catheters

Chlorhexidine-Based Antiseptic Solution vs Alcohol-Based Povidone-Iodine for Central Venous Catheter Care

Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Related Phlebitis and Related Risk Factors

Guided Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Placement and Tip Position