Position Paper on Intraosseous Vascular Access
- CVAD Complication Management: A Decision-Aid Tool. Broadhurst, Daphne // Vascular Access;Summer2012, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p8
The article offers information on the development of the central venous access device (CVAD) complication-management decision-aid tool, the "CVAD Complication Management Guide," according to the guidelines from the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario and the Infusion Nurses Society. The...
- Drug Extravasation as a Complication of Venous Access Ports. Reed, William P.; Newman, Kathryn A.; Applefeld, Mark M.; Sutton, Frederick J. // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun85, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p788
Describes the cases of drug extravasation in patients given overnight infusions through vascular access ports. Number of access ports that were used for infusion therapy in patients; Advantages of implantable venous access ports over standard Hickman catheter.
- BPS task forces to evaluate potential new specialties. // Pharmacy Today;Sep2012, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p21
The article reports on the Board of Pharmacy Specialties' (BPS) approval for members of the practice analysis task forces to conduct role delineation studies in cardiology and infectious diseases, two practice areas being evaluated as new pharmacy specialties in the U.S.
- from AMSN. Greggs-McQuilkin, Doris // MEDSURG Nursing;Feb2003, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p5
Comments on the significance of the specialty of medical-surgical nursing. Background on the specialty and its relevance to modern times; Vision and mission of medical-surgical nursing; Views on preconceived notions regarding the specialty.
- THE CARE OF OLDER PATIENTS DOES NOT NEED TO BE A SEPARATE ENTITY. // Nursing Standard;2/5/2014, Vol. 28 Issue 23, p35
A letter to the editor is presented in response to an article by Jennifer Trueland in the January 22, 2014 issue that was concerned with geriatric nursing.
- IN BRIEF. // Nursing Standard;1/27/2016, Vol. 30 Issue 22, p10
This section offers news briefs on nursing in Great Britain as of Janaury 2016. It reports donations from the Axis Foundations to the Demelza Children's Hospice to help fund specialist nurse positions, and discusses research published by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on hate crimes or...
- Low-End Videoconferencing for Vascular Access Device Site Assessment in Homecare. Astapova, Elena V.; Stachura, Max E.; Chernecky, Cynthia; Rosenkoetter, Marlene M. // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;Fall2008, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p135
Vascular access devices (VAD) represent high technology and are used frequently in infant, pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations for vascular infusion of chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood products, biologic response modifiers, nutrition support, analgesics, ionotropics, antibiotics, and...
- Vascular Access Devices: Meeting Patients' Needs. Hadaway, Lynn C. // MEDSURG Nursing;Oct99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p296
Explores the procedures that must be applied by nurses in selecting a vascular access device for patients. Factors that must be considered in decision-making; Assessment of patient's medical condition; Requirements for infusion therapy.
- SPECIALISM: the best career path? Lewis, Howard R. // RN;Jun84, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p40
Provides information on specialty nursing. Qualifications needed to be considered a specialist; Importance of qualification; Pieces of advice in choosing a specialty.