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Venous access devices frequently fail or are removed for suspicion of infection

The highest rates and proportion of failure were in hemodialysis catheters and the central line-associated bloodstream infection rate was highest in nontunneled central venous access devices.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2018/08/15/2.htm
15 Aug 2018

Complications appear common with CVC placement

Of 1,000 patients with a central venous catheter (CVC) for three days, 30.2 would develop at least one serious complication, including arterial cannulation, pneumothorax, infection, or deep venous thrombosis, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/03/13/complications-appear-common-with-cvc-placement.htm
13 Mar 2024

July 2020

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2020/07/

Midline catheters may be safer than PICCs for short-term use

A retrospective cohort study found use of a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) for difficult vascular access or for IV antibiotic therapy for 30 days or less was associated with higher risk for a bloodstream infection or occlusion than a midline catheter.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/12/08/2.htm
8 Dec 2021

September 2013

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2013/09/

SHM issues recommendations on ultrasound guidance for vascular access procedures

The 29 new recommendations from the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) cover preprocedure steps, procedure techniques, postprocedure care, and training.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2019/09/18/1.htm
18 Sep 2019

November 23, 2022

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2022/11/23/

Surviving Sepsis Campaign releases updated guidelines for hospitalized adults

Topics covered among the 93 recommendations include screening and early treatment of sepsis, hemodynamic management, ventilation, additional therapies, and long-term outcomes and goals of care. Changes include which sepsis risk scores are recommended.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2021/10/20/2.htm
20 Oct 2021

Midline catheters appear safe in patients with advanced CKD

Complication rates with midline catheters were similar in patients with and without advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) and catheter-related bloodstream infections were rare, according to an analysis of data from 66 Michigan hospitals.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2023/10/11/midline-catheters-appear-safe-in-patients-with-advanced-ckd.htm
11 Oct 2023

August issue online and in the mail

This month's issue focuses on procalcitonin testing, hospitalist training in residency, oncology care communication, and femoral access for central lines.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/weekly/archives/2018/08/15/5.htm
15 Aug 2018

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