IV Radionuclide Total-Body Arteriography: A New Noninvasive Whole-Body Screening Procedure -- A Case Report
- Complications associated with venous access devices: part two. Hamilton, Helen // Nursing Standard;3/15/2006, Vol. 20 Issue 27, p59
In the second of two articles the author discusses the secondary complications that can arise following insertion of venous access devices (VADs). Part one, published last week, examined the primary complications that can arise when inserting VADs.
- Are you treating pain adequately for procedures? // ED Nursing;Jun2007, Vol. 10 Issue 8, p90
ED nurses should perform appropriate interventions for children undergoing painful minor procedures such as intravenous catheter placement or intramuscular injections, according to a pain management expert. â€¢ Use topical anesthetics for fingersticks, venipuncture, and shots. â€¢ Avoid...
- Delivering intravenous therapy in the community setting. Sue O'Hanlon; Glenn, Ruth; Hazler, Belinda // Nursing Standard;4/9/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 31, p44
This article provides an overview of how an intravenous (IV) therapy service was developed in one primary care trust in England, the challenges that were faced and how they were overcome. The article includes some recommendations for others considering setting up a community IV therapy team.
- MINI IV PATIENTS...MAXIMUM PRECAUTIONS. Oelerich, Walter J.; Dombrowski, Joan M. // RN;Dec81, Vol. 44 Issue 12, p43
Presents guidelines on administering peripheral intravenous infusion in infants. Strategies for preventing infiltration and fluid overload; Techniques for trouble-free insertion.
- EDITOR'S MESSAGE. Davis, Lois // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Summer2010, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p50
An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses a letter to the editor from a woman who had a peripherally inserted central venous catheters (PICC) line and a reprinted article from "Advances in Nursing Science" called "Venous Envy: The Post-World War II Debate over IV...
- Piloting a nurse-led ultrasound cannulation scheme. Walker, Esme // British Journal of Nursing;7/23/2009, Vol. 18 Issue 14, p854
Intravenous therapy has evolved to form a fundamental cornerstone of modern health care, but there are significant groups of patients in whom obtaining peripheral venous access is a difficult and drawn out process. An ultrasound guided peripheral venous access service could potentially stop...
- Non-Invasive coronary angiography using multislice computed tomography. Schussler, Jeffrey M.; Grayburn, Paul A. // Heart;Mar2007, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p290
Non-invasive methods for detection of coronary atherosclerosis have been limited to indirect markers, such as myocardial perfusion or wall motion during exercise or pharmacological stress. However, advances in multislice computed tomography (MSCT) not allow sufficient spatial resolution for...
- Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography is the most accurate noninvasive imaging technique for carotid stenosis. Feasby, Thomas E.; Chappell, F. // ACP Journal Club;10/20/2009, Vol. 151 Issue 4, p12
The article discusses a study conducted to compare the accuracy of noninvasive imaging techniques and intraarterial angiography (IAA) for diagnosing carotid stenosis in symptomatic patients. The results indicate that from among the various imaging techniques tested, contrast-enhanced magnetic...
- Noninvasive Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Disease in Patients With Diabetes by Dobutamine Stress Real-Time Myocardial Contrast Perfusion Imaging. Elhendy, Abdou; Tsutsui, Jeane M.; O'Leary, Edward L.; Xie, Feng; McGrain, Anna C.; Porter, Thomas R. // Diabetes Care;Jul2005, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p1662
OBJECTIVE -- The aim of this study was to assess the accuracy of real-time myocardial contrast perfusion imaging (MCPI) during dobutamine stress in the diagnosis and localization of coronary artery disease (CAD) in patients with diabetes. Myocardial contrast echocardiography is a new technique...