Firstly, I’d like to say welcome. My aim is to deliver some thought-focussed and robust evidence and information for clinicians working in the world of vascular access and infection prevention. This blog is for helping everyday clinicians in accessing current information to improve care to the patient that is evidence-based, but also incorporating through discussion, the knowledge and expertise from like-minded clinicians at improving and advancing the practices of vascular access… while maintaining the patient as the primary focus of our care.
An Open Access publication on Point-of-care ultrasound in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism from Critical Ultrasound Journal
A recent publication on Leadership line care rounds: Application of the engage, educate, execute, and evaluate improvement model for the prevention of central line–associated bloodstream infections in children with cancer from the American Journal of Infection Control
A recent article on Risk factors for health care–associated infection in hospitalized adults: Systematic review and meta-analysis from the American Journal of Infection Control
A new Open Access publication on Predictive risk factors of venous thromboembolism (VTE) associated with peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) in ambulant solid cancer patients: retrospective single Centre cohort study from the BMJ Thrombosis Journal
A recent publication on Institution of a Hospital-Based Central Venous Access Policy for Peripheral Vein Preservation in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A 12-Year Experience from the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology
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