Complications After Unintentional Intra-arterial Injection of Drugs: Risks, Outcomes, and Management Strategies
- Let's Empower Patients with the Choice of Self-Cannulation! Lewis, Catherine (Cate); Rabetoy, Christy Price // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p225
Shares the experiences of a nephrology nurse with cannulation techniques. Opinion on patients who inserted their own needles; Suggestions on self-cannulation.
- Needle Placement is Paramount to Achieving Effective Dialysis and Preserving Vascular Accesses. Brouwer, Deborah; Rabetoy, Christy Price // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p225
Discusses the theory of arterial needle positioning in a dialysis setting. Significance of proper needle direction; Impact of needle selection on the arterial needle placement; Factors that play a key role in needle direction; Result of the simplification of cannulation policies and procedures.
- Port Maintenance. Parman, Cindy C. // Journal of Oncology Management;May/Jun2004, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p7
Reports that the patients who receive chemotherapy through an external or implanted port may require maintenance procedures. Assessment of the flushing of a vascular access port; Chemotherapy administration; Definition of codes; Keys to reporting the codes.
- The care of vascular access devices in community care. Kelly, Linda J. // British Journal of Community Nursing;May2008, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p198
Infusion therapy is now an integral part of the majority of nurses' professional practice (RCN, 2006). Infusion therapy is no longer confined to secondary care, and home intravenous therapy is becoming more commonplace (Keyley, 2002). As nurses, we are responsible for maintaining our skills and...
- Use of a wire-guided cannula for radial arterial cannulation. Ohara, Yuki; Nakayama, Shin; Furukawa, Hajime; Satoh, Yasuhiro; Suzuki, Hiroto; Yanai, Hiromune // Journal of Anesthesia;2007, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p83
We compared the success rates of arterial cannulation with a wire-guided cannula (WGC) and the direct technique with a conventional non-wire-guided cannula (non-WGC). A total of 100 adult patients requiring an arterial line in the operating room were assigned randomly to undergo radial arterial...
- Vascular Access Advocacy. Bowe-Geddes, Leigh Ann // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Spring2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4
The article focuses on the importance of gaining adequate knowledge on vascular preservation to be able to influence vascular access decision making.
- Indications and complications of arterial catheter use... Frezza, Ermenegildo Eldo; Mezghebe, Haile // American Surgeon;Feb1998, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p127
Analyzes the indications and complications of using arterial catheter in surgical or medical intensive care units of patients. Use of arterial catheter; Maintenance of the arterial line; Complications after vascular insufficiency.
- The Use of Tissue Models for Vascular Access Training. Ault, Mark J.; Rosen, Bradley T.; Ault, Brian // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;May2006, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p514
INTRODUCTION: Following the Institute of Medicine report â€˜To Err is Human,â€™ the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality identified proper central venous catheter (CVC) insertion techniques and wide sterile barriers (WSB) as 2 major quality indicators for patient safety. However,...
- Stopping stroke before it strikes. Bloom, Stacie // Journal of Clinical Investigation;Aug2005, Vol. 115 Issue 8, p1968
This article presents information on the ways that have been discovered to prevent ischemic stroke. A new test, called the PLAC test, can help identify at-risk patients so that preventative measures, such as lifestyle modification and treatment with daily aspirin and statins, can be taken. The...