1. When discussing "maximum sterile barrier", what does it mean by the CDC statement, "drape the entire body" Does this mean head to toe? What are the references for this? Currently we use a 1/2 sheet to drape the body in addition to an arm drape and towels.
2. Another question: Is there a future for a team that is able to insert any and all types of VAD (whatever the patient needs), 24/7? Including PIVs, PICCs , midlines, subclavians, jugulars, femorals? This seems to make sense as only being able to insert a PICC seems self-limiting to the profession. I think hospitals would be happy to have this service provided by a team that has a proven track record.