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  • Which solution maintains patency better in these catheters?
    Ferraro, Julia // RN; Aug97, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p16 

    Presents a study to determine whether the failure of rate of arterial and pulmonary artery (PA) catheters depended on the types of solutions used. Description of the study; Results of the study.

  • Embolization of a percutaneous central venous catheter.
    Watkin, S.L.; Stephenson, T.J. // Clinical Pediatrics; Feb94, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p126 

    Describes a case of the use of percutaneous central venous catheters in which the catheter ruptured during routine use. Embolization of the distal part into the child's central venous system; Patient report.

  • The color purple.
    R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum; 8/25/96, Vol. 9 Issue 8, p68 

    Explains the occurrence of the purplish discoloration of Foley catheters and drainage tubes which may be due to the incidental by-product of the manufacturing method.

  • News update.
    R.M.D. // Materials Management in Health Care; Sep95, Vol. 4 Issue 9, p9 

    Reports on the survey conducted by Harwell Publishing that catheter reprocessing is becoming commonplace. Reuse of electrophysiology catheters and angioplasty catheters; Data on tracking of catheters; Source of data.

  • Implantable access port.
    R.M.D. // Materials Management in Health Care; May97, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p87 

    Features the Arrow Low Profile B Port detached-catheter system developed by Arrow International. Design and structure.

  • Adverse reactions associated with midline catherters--United States, 1992-1995.
    R.M.D. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report; 2/9/1996, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p101 

    Describes cases of adverse reactions associated with midline catheters made from Aquavene, an elastomeric hydrogel material that becomes hydrated and expands after catheter insertion, in the United States. Includes a pregnant woman who required home hydration therapy for management of...

  • Pericardial tamponade and death from Hickman catheter...
    Murray, Bruce H.; Cohle, Stephen D. // American Surgeon; Dec1996, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p994 

    Presents a case report of a 56-year old female who died after she was taken to the operating room for a routing placement of a Hickman catheter for palliative chemotherapy. Early use of central venous catheters; When the patient underwent a mastectomy; Autopsy findings.

  • Cava-Catheterization via EJV Revisited.
    Smolyaninov, Oleg L. // Journal of Anesthesia & Clinical Research; 2012, Vol. 3 Issue 11, Special section p1 

    The article analyzes the results of two studies on EJV cannulation conducted in Russia and India. The studies determined the depth of CV catheter insertion via various routes. They provided identical approaches to overcome difficulties in the intrathoracic passage of guide-wire. The concern over...

  • Examining Large Bore Central Line Use in Acute Care Settings.
    Dierdorf, Beth; Elgin, Kim; Rea, Kathleen // MEDSURG Nursing; Dec2001, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p313 

    Examines the practice of using large bore catheter inducers in acute care settings. Concerns of nurses about the complications of using large bore central lines; Investigation on the practice in some university hospitals in the United States; Assessment of the implementation of a developed...

  • Managing Catheter-Related Bacteremia from the Clinical Picture.
    Dierdorf, Beth; Elgin, Kim; Rea, Kathleen // Kidney; Nov/Dec99, Vol. 8 Issue 6, p252 

    Presents results of the management of catheter-related bacteremia (CRB) based on the patient's clinical picture. Finding that catheter exchange over a guidewire within 48 hours of the initiation of antibiotics followed by three weeks of specific antibiotic therapy is a viable option in selected...

  • Catheters, Materials, and Infection.
    Williams, David // Medical Device Technology; Mar2002, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p8 

    Reports the influence of catheter material on infection rates in Great Britain. Increase cost of treatment; Growth of microorganisms on external or inner endoluminal surfaces; Mechanism of the catheter-related blood stream infection.

  • Correction.
    Williams, David // Clinical Journal of Oncology Nursing; Oct2007, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p613 

    A correction to the article "Port Navigation: Let the Journey Begin" that was published in the August 2007 issue is presented.

  • Unrest about Research.
    G. E. K. // Hastings Center Report; Mar2008, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p2 

    The article introduces a series of papers published in the issues, including one on the benefits of following a checklist for inserting central venous catheter and another on the relationship between quality improvement and research.

  • Catheter thermoform snaps up savings.
    G. E. K. // Packaging Digest; Jun95 Literature Showcase, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p5 

    Features a polystyrene (PS) tray packaging for `FasTRACKER' brand catheters marketed by Target Therapeutics of Fremont, California. Advantages afforded by packaging; Color-coded label; Contact information.

  • Use of a small-bore catheter for enteroclysis: technical note.
    Justin Lou, T.; Jaffer, Nasir // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal; Dec2000, Vol. 51 Issue 6, p349 

    Examines the use of small-bore catheter for enteroclysis. Differences between Entriflex tube and traditional enteroclysis; Capability to deliver contrast materials at certain infusion rates; Ability to undergo enteroclysis without exchanging catheters.

  • A Hand-Held, Reusable, Flexible Fiberoptic Catheter to Confirm Correct Endotracheal Tube Placement in Children: An Evaluation and Comparison with Chest Radiography.
    Sullivan, Kevin J.; Goodwin, Salvatore R.; Jankowski, Renee // Clinical Pediatrics; May2000, Vol. 39 Issue 5, p303 

    Presents a study which determined if the reusable, flexible fiberoptic catheter (RFFC) is a safe and cost-effective alternative to chest radiographs (CXR) for the confirmation of correct and detection of incorrect endotracheal tube (ETT) position in infants and children. Methodology; Results;...

  • Central Venous Catheters as a Risk Factor for Disseminated Phaeohyphomycosis?
    Sullivan, Kevin J.; Goodwin, Salvatore R.; Jankowski, Renee // Clinical Infectious Diseases; 10/15/2002, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p1022 

    Presents a letter and its reply on central venous catheters (CVC) published in the October 15, 2002 issue of 'Clinical Infections Diseases.' Risk of disseminated phaeophyphomycosis by the presence of CVC; Association of CVC with fungemia; Case studies of patients with Wangiella dermatitidis...

  • Fitting the Heart Catheter.
    Samuels, Ellen // Women's Studies Quarterly; Spring/Summer2003, Vol. 31 Issue 1/2, p188 

    Presents the poem 'Fitting the Heart Catheter.'

  • Lytic Therapy in Central Venous Catheters for Hemodialysis.
    McFarland, Holly Fadness; Dinwiddie, Lesley; Ferrell, Janice; Forloines-Lynn, Sue // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Aug2002, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p355 

    Presents a study which described the pathophysiology of thrombotic occlusions of central venous catheters (CVC) for hemodialysis. Information on the lytic enzymes available in the market; Nursing assessment in lytic therapy; Advantages of the use of lytic enzyme therapy to clear CVC.

  • Correction: tPA Dose and Administration.
    Shea, Meg // Nephrology Nursing Journal; Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p695 

    Presents a correction to the article "Tissue Plasminogen Activator in PD Catheters," by Zorzanello et al.

  • ASK THE EXPERTS.
    Kocan, Mary Jo // Critical Care Nurse; Dec2002, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p70 

    Provides information on irrigating ventriculostomy catheters. Use of ventriculostomy catheters; List of the major risks associated with irrigation; Details on the appropriate volume and type of solution used in irrigation; Discussion on the level of the practitioner that should perform...

  • A dialysis catheter with staying power.
    Cameron, Vicki; Hurley, Mary Lou // RN; Jul90, Vol. 53 Issue 7, p56 

    Focuses on the use of permanent dual-lumen catheters (PDLC). Comparison between PDLC and the central venous dual-lumen catheter(DLC); Advantages of using DLC in dialysis; Complications of catheter insertion.

  • Answer These 5 Questions to Select Catheter Insertion Code.
    Cameron, Vicki; Hurley, Mary Lou // Part B Insider; 10/ 1/2012, Vol. 13 Issue 34, pp267 

    The article presents questions and answers related to the selection of catheter insertion code including the centrality of insertion, the amount of access points, and the age of patients.

  • DARTFORD HOSPITAL TRIALS REVOLUTIONARY NEW SYSTEM.
    Cameron, Vicki; Hurley, Mary Lou // Operating Theatre Journal; Sep2010, Issue 240, p12 

    The article reports that the Darent Valley Hospital was chosen to conduct a trial on Mediplus suprapubic catheter system in Dartford, England.

  • New IV catheters that can do it all.
    Jones, Sande // RN; Feb85, Vol. 48 Issue 2, p20 

    Discusses several considerations on the care of patients with multi-lumen central venous catheters. Benefits from multi-lumen catheters in the care of critically ill patients; Procedure in catheter administration. INSET: Flushing the multi-lumen catheter.

  • Intermediate catheter injections in closed segments during acute stroke intervention: a cautionary note.
    Hui, Ferdinand K.; Yim, John; Spiotta, Alejandro M.; Hussain, M. Shazam; Toth, Gabor // Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery; Nov2012, Vol. 4 Issue 6, p1 

    Objective and importance: In the setting of stroke intervention, there is typically an occlusion that limits angiographic visualization of patent vasculature distal to the embolus. Certain mechanical thrombectomy paradigms include angiography of the vasculature distal to the point of occlusion...

  • URETHRAL CATHETERISATION.
    Flynn, J.T.; Blandy, J.P. // British Medical Journal; 10/4/1980, Vol. 281 Issue 6245, p928 

    Focuses on urethral catheterization. Methods of catheterization; Procedure in inserting catheter in men; Complications of catheterization; Considerations in the aftercare of catheters.

  • Chlorhexidine gluconate--impregnated sponges reduced rate of catheter-related infections in ICU.
    Adams, Stacey L.; Harris, Jason; Southall, Jennifer // Hem/Onc Today; 5/10/2009, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p25 

    The article discusses research being done on chlorhexidine gluconate and catheter infection, referencing a study by J. F. Timsit et al published in a 2009 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association."

  • Radiologic placement of hemodialysis central venous catheters: a practical guide.
    Schemmer, Drew // Canadian Association of Radiologists Journal; Apr2001, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p103 

    Provides a guide for radiologic placement of hemodialysis central venous catheters (CVC) in Canada. Information on the preprocedural work-up; Ways in overcoming guide wire insertion problems; Types of CVC.

  • Bozeman-Fritsch catheter.
    Schemmer, Drew // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p303 

    A definition of the medical term "Bozeman-Fritsch catheter," which refers to a double-lumen uterine catheter with several openings at the tip, is presented.

  • catheterize.
    Schemmer, Drew // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p390 

    A definition of the term "catheterize," which refers to the passage or introduction of a catheter into a part, is presented.

  • mandrin.
    Schemmer, Drew // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p1400 

    A definition of the term "mandrin" is presented, which refers to a guide or stylet for a flexible catheter in order to give it shape and firmness especially when used for the urinary meatus.

  • segregator.
    Schemmer, Drew // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2094 

    A definition of the term "segregator" which refers to a device composed of two ureteral catheters used to secure urine from each kidney separately is presented.

  • Yankauer suction catheter.
    Schemmer, Drew // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009); 2009, Issue 21, p2510 

    A definition of the term "Yankauer suction catheter," which refers to a rigid suction tip for the aspiration of secretions from the oropharynx, is presented.

  • Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Month Success in a Community Based Medical Center.
    Harnage, Sophie // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access; Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p203 

    An abstract of the poster presentation "Achieving Zero Catheter Related Blood Stream Infections: 15 Month Success in a Community Based Medical Center," by Sophie Harnage is presented.

  • Nurse-Performed Modified Over-wire Exchange Technique of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter.
    Caillouet, Brenda; Guerrero, Susan // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access; Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p204 

    An abstract of the poster presentation "Nurse-Performed Modified Over-wire Exchange Technique of Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter," by Brenda Caillouet and Susan Guerrero is presented.

  • Occlusion Reduction and Heparin Elimination Trial Using an Anti-Reflux Device on Central Intravenous Lines.
    Jasinsky, Lisa; Wurster, Julie // Journal of the Association for Vascular Access; Winter2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p205 

    An abstract of the poster presentation "Occlusion Reduction and Heparin Elimination Trial Using an Anti-Reflux Device on Central Intravenous Lines," by Lisa Jasinsky and Julie Wurster is presented.

  • Up your nose with a rubber hose.
    Bowden, Brian K. // Contemporary Pediatrics; Jun2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p106 

    The article offers step-by-step instructions on dealing with a foreign nasal body in children using a Foley catheter 6F.

  • Evolutions of urodynamic studies: Toward less invasive and more physiological diagnostic tool.
    El-Hefnawy, Ahmed S. // Urology Annals; Oct2013, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p268 

    A review of the article "The effect of a 6 Fr catheter on flow rate in men," by P. Richard and colleagues in this issue, is presented.

  • Reasons to be cheerful about ablation.
    Van Brabandt, Hans; Neyt, Mattias; Devos, Carl // BMJ: British Medical Journal; 10/5/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7927, p22 

    A response from the authors about their article "Caution Over Use of Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation," in the 2013 issue is presented.

  • A new urethral catheter.
    Brocklehurst, J.C.; Hickey, D.S.; Davies, I.; Kennedy, A.P.; Morris, J.A. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition); 6/18/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6638, p1691 

    Examines the effectiveness of the balloon catheter on women with a flexible urethral portion in Manchester, England. Physical description of the catheter; Comparison between the general usage amount of Foley and Gibbon catheter; Advantages of using Manchester catheter.

  • Are the measurements of water-filled and air-charged catheters the same in urodynamics? Response to comments.
    Digesu, G. // International Urogynecology Journal; Jan2014, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p149 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Are the measurements of water-filled and air-charged catheters the same in urodynamics? by G. A. Digesu et al.

  • Comment: Are the measurements of water-filled and air-charged catheters the same in urodynamics?
    Valentini, Françoise // International Urogynecology Journal; Jan2014, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p147 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Are the measurements of water-filled and air-charged catheters the same in urodynamics? by G. A. Digesu et al.

  • Reteplase for clearance of occluded venous catheters.
    Owens, Larry // American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy; 9/1/2002, Vol. 59 Issue 17, p1638 

    Describes the development and approval of a reteplase catheter-clearance protocol by York Hospital's pharmacy and therapeutics committee. Determination of the safety and effectiveness of a 0.4-unit dose of reteplase as used in York Hospital for the clearance of occluded peripheral and central...

  • Clarification.
    Owens, Larry // Medical Device Daily; 7/20/2009, Vol. 13 Issue 137, p3 

    A correction to an article about a balloon dilatation catheter from Cook Medical that was published in the July 16, 2009 issue is presented.

  • Suprapubic catheterisation.
    Getliffe, Kathryn // Primary Health Care; Jul/Aug2002, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p35 

    Presents information on suprapubic catheterization. Indications for suprapubic catheterization; Advantage of the suprapubic route compared to urethral catheterization; Contraindications and disadvantages; Details of catheter insertion; Factors to consider in catheter change.

  • Adhesive System Ends Stress Cracking in CATHETER ASSEMBLY.
    Getliffe, Kathryn // Adhesives & Sealants Industry;  

    Focuses on the use of the Loctite 3211 medical device adhesive and Loctite light-cure chamber to eliminate stress cracking while reducing rejects due to the solvent cocktail's inconsistencies in manufacturing catheters. Typical applications and curing performance.

  • Assessment practices of peripheral venous catheters use: results of a multicentre observational study in France in 2010.
    Verjat-Trannoy, D.; Thillard, D.; Daniel, F.; Aupée, M.; Laland, C.; Simon, L.; Giard, M.; Rabaud, C.; Astagneau, P. // BMC Proceedings; Jan2011 Supplement 6, Vol. 5, pP53 

    An abstract of the article "Assessment practices of peripheral venous catheters use: results of a multicentre observational study in France in 2010," by C. Laland, L. Simon, M. Giard and colleagues, is presented.

  • Assessment of corrective actions implemented by healthcare facilities following a multicentre observational study on peripheral intravenous catheters.
    Verjat-Trannoy, D.; Tanguy, J.; Thillard, D.; Astagneau, P. // BMC Proceedings; Jan2011 Supplement 6, Vol. 5, pP54 

    An abstract of the article "Assessment of corrective actions implemented by healthcare facilities following a multicentre observational study on peripheral intravenous catheters," by J. Tanguy, D. Thillard and P. Astagneau, is presented.

  • Transabdominal Angio-Access Catheter for Long-Term Hemodialysis.
    Copley, John B.; Bartram, Linda S.; Smith, Barbara J.; Sandoval, Juan; James, Mary K.; Hickman, Robert O. // Annals of Internal Medicine; Feb84, Vol. 100 Issue 2, p236 

    Reports the case of a patient in whom satisfactory long-term hemodialysis has been accomplished using a transabdominal angio-access catheter. Characteristic of the patient; Problems encountered; Background on the technique.

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