IV Radionuclide Total-Body Arteriography: A New Noninvasive Whole-Body Screening Procedure -- A Case Report
- 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...
- 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.
- 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...
- Poster Session Nurses Group. // Bone Marrow Transplantation;3/2/2002 Supplement, Vol. 29 Issue 5, pS275
Bone Marrow Transplantation (2001) 29, Suppl. 2, S275â€“S281. DOI: 10.1038/sj/bmt/1703507
- Venous access in oncology and haematology patients: part one. Wells, Sara // Nursing Standard;9/3/2008, Vol. 22 Issue 52, p39
Reliable and sustained venous access is imperative for the successful treatment of patients with malignant disease. Its institution is achieved by the proactive assessment of patients' venous access needs. Assessment tools may facilitate this process. This article presents a review of the...
- On the right line at Temple Street. Johnston, Fran; Kennedy, Brid // World of Irish Nursing & Midwifery;Nov2005, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p41
Presents information on the nurse-led peripheral inserted central catheters (PICC) placement service, developed by the intravenous (IV) nursing team at the Children's University Hospital in Temple Street, Ireland in 2005. Definition of the PICC; Development of the nurse-led PICC at the...