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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.


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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.


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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.


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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).


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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.


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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.


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Blood exposure risk during IV catheter insertion and removal journal article

This journal article from Nursing Critical Care details the results of a survey that examined the needlestick risk from peripheral IV catheter devices.


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Catheter system and securement dressing process and outcome for a community health system journal article

This journal article from the Journal of Vascular Access details a study that compared patient outcomes and evaluated the safety features and costs associated with a new catheter system and securement dressing.


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Cost-effectiveness analysis of clinically indicated vs routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters journal article

This journal article from Applied Health Economics and Health Policy details a study that assessed the cost effectiveness of clinically indicated vs routine replacement of peripheral intravenous catheters.


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Evaluation of a new safety peripheral IV catheter designed to reduce mucocutaneous blood exposure journal article

This journal article from Current Medical Research and Opinion discusses a study that evaluated the performance and clinical acceptability of a new peripheral intravenous catheter designed to reduce blood exposure.


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On the road to successful IV starts journal article

This journal article from Nursing provides a special guide to help increase reader knowledge and critical thinking for practicing successful IV starts.


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Peripheral IV catheter failure journal article

This journal article from Journal of Infusion Nursing provides an analysis of the mechanisms underlying the persistent high rate of peripheral IV failure to reveal opportunities for improvement.


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Peripheral venous catheter-related Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia journal article

This journal article from Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology details a study conducted to better understand the incidence, risk factors and outcomes of peripheral venous catheter-related Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.


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Reducing blood exposure risks and costs associated with short peripheral intravenous catheter insertion journal article

This journal article from Nursing Management discusses a study that examined the needlestick risk posed by short peripheral intravenous catheters (SPIVCs) during catheter insertion.


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Unfavorable peripheral intravenous catheter replacements can be reduced using an integrated closed intravenous catheter system journal article

This journal article from the Journal of Vascular Access details a study that evaluated the clinical usefulness of an integrated closed intravenous catheter system with a preattached stabilization platform and extension tube in Japanese patients.


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