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Venous access device failure frequency, risk factors quantified in new analysis

One in 10 patients who received a nontunneled central catheter, a peripherally inserted central catheter, or a tunneled central catheter experienced device failure, an Australian analysis found. Central line-associated bloodstream infection was the most common cause of failure.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/06/05/venous-access-device-failure-frequency-risk-factors-quantified-in-new-analysis.htm
5 Jun 2024

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

June 5, 2024

ACP Hospitalist provides hospital-based physicians with news and information about the practice of hospital medicine.
https://acphospitalist.acponline.org/archives/2024/06/05/

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

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

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

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/

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/

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/

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