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Peripherally inserted central catheter

Content validity of an instrument for analysing nurses' knowledge of peripherally inserted central catheters

The objective of this study was to develop an instrument for analysing nurses' knowledge about PICCs and evaluate its content validity..

Ten years of clinical experience with cyanoacrylate glue for venous access in a 1300-bed university hospital

After the 2016 hospital policies were introduced, the use of CG in venous access was implemented significantly in the hospital (2000 vials/year for an estimated 7000 central venous catheters inserted...

Vascular access device securement for oncology patients and those with chronic diseases

As the vascular access specialist at a rural hospital in southern Indiana, the author collaborated with oncologists and patients to determine the appropriate long-term VAD for patients receiving a new...

Diagnostic accuracy among trainees to safely confirm peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) placement using bedside ultrasound

Central venous catheter (CVC) insertion is a common procedure among hospitalized patients with more than 5 million CVCs placed annually in the United States.1 As peripherally inserted central...

Clinical experience of a subcutaneously anchored sutureless system for securing central venous catheters

The first two prospective clinical studies were carried out simultaneously in 2015-2016..

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