Alaris Technical Documentation
“Best Practices to Reduce Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections” Webcast Summary
On August 17, 2007, the Center for Safety and Clinical Excellence hosted a nation-wide webcast, “Best Practices to Reduce Catheter-Related Blood Stream Infections (CR-BSI).” During the 90-minute, interactive webcast, a distinguished faculty of nationally recognized experts presented their experiences, successes and lessons learned in preventing CR-BSIs.
APIC position paper: Safe injection, infusion and medication vial practices in healthcare journal article
This journal article from American Journal of Infection Control provides practice guidance for healthcare facilities on essential safe injection, infusion and vial practices.
2015 latex content of infusion disposables customer letter
This letter notifies customers that our infusion disposables are not made with natural rubber.
A clinical trial of a new all-in-one peripheral short catheter journal article
This journal article from the Journal of Vascular Access details a clinical study performed to understand current peripheral IV stabilization practices within at a particular hospital and to evaluate the use of a new closed IV catheter system with a built-in stabilization platform.
A multivariate analysis of data on risk factors for peripheral intravenous catheter failure from a randomized controlled trial journal article
This journal article from Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology details a study that assessed the relative importance of independent risk factors for peripheral intravenous catheter failure.
A randomized controlled equivalence trial on routine vs clinically indicated replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters journal article
This journal article from The Lancet details a study that tested the hypothesis that clinically indicated catheter replacement equals the benefit of routine replacement.
A randomized controlled study comparing 18-G nonfenestrated and 20-G fenestrated catheters for catheter placement success, infusion rate, image quality and complications journal article
This journal article from the American Journal of Roentgenology details a study that compared the performance of a 20-G fenestrated catheter with an 18-G nonfenestrated catheter for IV contrast infusion during multiple detector computed tomography (MDCT).
A randomized controlled trial to compare complications of two peripheral intravenous catheter-stabilization systems journal article
This journal article from Journal of Infusion Nursing details an open-label, prospective, randomized, noninferiority study conducted at a large academic, Magnet-designated, Level I trauma center that compared the peripheral intravenous catheter securement-related complication rates of two different stabilization systems.
A randomized study on indwell times, complications and costs of open vs closed safety peripheral intravenous catheters journal article
This journal article from the Journal of Hospital Infection details a study that compared closed system peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs) with open system PIVCs.