Trauma. Intraosseous Devices for Intravascular Access in Adult Trauma Patients
- Safety of power driven devices. Reece, Ashley; Cohn, Anthony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/16/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7815, p112
No abstract available.
- Ask the Experts. Removal of a Pulmonary Artery Catheter in the Presence of Implanted Leads. Epping, Kathleen; Hammer, Beth // Critical Care Nurse;Aug2012, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p69
The article provides an answer to the question of whether a time frame should preclude the removal of a pulmonary artery catheter by trained critical care nurses in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator wires.
- Intraosseous access to the circulatory system: An under-appreciated option for rapid access. Benson, G. // Journal of Perioperative Practice;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 25 Issue 7/8, p140
No abstract available.
- Options for intravascular access. // Emergency Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p29
A quiz about intravascular access is presented.
- The Importance of Tracheostomy Progression in the Intensive Care Unit. MORRIS, LINDA L.; McINTOSH, ERIK; WHITMER, ANDREA // Critical Care Nurse;Feb2014, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p40
A plan to progress a tracheostomy toward decannulation should be initiated unless the tracheostomy has been placed for irreversible conditions. In most cases, tracheostomy progression can begin once a patient is free from ventilator dependence. Progression often begins with cuff deflation, which...
- Implanted ports: benefits, challenges and guidance for use. Dougherty, Lisa // British Journal of Nursing;4/27/2011 Supplement, pS12
Implanted ports are long-term central venous access devices implanted under the skin, usually on the chest wall. They are easy to maintain and have few complications. They are safe and well tolerated and enable the patients to continue with normal daily activities.
- Retaining central venous catheters in paediatric parenteral nutrition. Brine, Joanne // Nursing Standard;9/2/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 52, p43
This article aims to discuss problems with central venous catheters (CVCs) and offer strategies to assist in preventing their replacement. The article focuses on the most frequent complications of infection and obstruction. Traditional treatment options are presented and endoluminal brushing is...
- CNE: Continuing Nursing Education. A Continuous Quality Improvement Project to Decrease Hemodialysis Catheter Infections in Pediatric Patients: Use of a Closed Luer-Lock Access Cap. McAfee, Nancy; Seidel, Kristy; Watkins, Sandra; Flynn, Joseph T. // Nephrology Nursing Journal;Sep/Oct2010, Vol. 37 Issue 5, p541
Catheter infections are a significant problem in pediatric hemodialysis. To reduce infection rates, the use of closed luer-lock access connectors, which create a mechanically and microbiogically closed system while allowing unobstructed blood flow, was implemented. Infection rates fell from 7.8...
- EB66 Evidence-Based Practice: Tailored to Fit the Unique Needs of Trauma and Burn Patients. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe38
An abstract of the article "Evidence-Based Practice: Tailored to Fit the Unique Needs of Trauma and Burn Patients," by Sarah Taylor, Rachel Milkowski and Christy Zalewski is presented.