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Is it time to end routine catheter replacement?

Rupp said. Recognize when catheters aren't needed. “If a patient is not receiving IV meds and can maintain hydration status, they may not need a catheter,” Dr. ... Catheter-related bloodstream infections were rare at one per 5,907 (0.02%) catheters.
January 2013

Similar rates of complications found in men with condom vs. indwelling catheters

A similar proportion of men who used condom catheters and indwelling urethral catheters during hospitalization reported catheter-related complications, which were not always recorded in the medical record, a study found. ... The researchers collected
March 2019

Subclavian catheters associated with fewer bloodstream infections and DVTs than femoral or jugular

The findings support current CDC recommendations to reduce risk of infections by using subclavian sites, but overall suggest that an ideal site for central venous catheter insertion does not exist if ... The primary outcome was a composite of
September 2015

Fewer catheters…fewer infections

The Michigan Health and Hospital Association reduced unnecessary use of catheters and thereby catheter-associated UTIs. ... The issue: Reducing unnecessary use of catheters, and thereby, catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs).
May 2010

Arterial and central venous catheters carry similar infection risk

A total of 3,532 catheters and 27,541 catheter-days in seven ICUs were included. ... The hazard for colonization did not differ by catheter type during the first seven days of catheterization but was higher with arterial catheters after seven days.
April 2010

Careful catheter care reduces cost, complications

Paganini noted. While multiple lumens could reduce the need for central catheters, the other uses of the catheter could increase infection risk. ... He offered additional advice that could be used in shaping a catheter protocol:.
February 2011

Central catheters play big role in postoperative DVT

As such, DVT prevention efforts should include closer scrutiny of the need for central catheters, including limiting the duration of catheter use, they said. ... Physicians should also consider adding—or increasing the dosage of—anticoagulation when
August 2011

Catheter recalled for potential to crack

Put words in our mouth. A class I recall has been issued for the Trailblazer Support Catheter, the FDA and manufacturer ev3 Endovascular, Inc announced last week.
January 2010

Measure of the month: Prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections

In accordance with a law passed by Congress late in 2006, physicians and other eligible professionals are able to receive bonus payments of a percentage (increased to 2%) of their total allowed Medicare charges, subject to a cap, by submitting
August 2009

Replacing peripheral IV catheters routinely may not be necessary

PPIs get warning on fracture risk. There is no conclusive evidence that changing peripheral intravenous (IV) catheters routinely reduces the risk of phlebitis and bacteremia, according to a new review. ... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
June 2010

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