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*  Peripherally inserted central catheter
Guidelines for the Prenention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, Centre for Disease Control 2011; Infusion Nurses ... Side effects include blood clots and infection. Other complications may include catheter occlusion, phlebitis and bleeding. ... Central venous catheter Broviac catheter Hickman line Hoshal VL (May 1975). "Total intravenous nutrition with peripherally ... To decrease the risk of infection, particularly a blood stream infection, those involved in the management of the PICC must ...
*  Peripheral venous catheter
"Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections". Retrieved 2008-03-13. Bregenzer T, Conen D, ... In medicine, a peripheral venous catheter (PVC), peripheral venous line or peripheral venous access catheter is a catheter ( ... Because of the risk of insertion-site infection the CDC advises in their guideline that the catheter needs to be replaced every ... The catheter is then fixed by taping it to the patient's skin (unless there is allergy to adhesives). Newer catheters have been ...
*  Intravenous therapy
"Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections". Retrieved 2008-03-13. American College of ... These catheters are often made of materials that resist infection and clotting. These include the Hickman line or Broviac ... Phlebitis is inflammation of a vein that may be caused by infection, the mere presence of a foreign body (the IV catheter) or ... In cases of shock, a central venous catheter, a peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC), venous cutdown or intraosseous ...
*  Taurolidine
"Diagnosis and treatment of catheter-related infections in paediatric oncology: an update". Clinical Microbiology and Infection ... Bradshaw, Joanne H.; Puntis, John W. L. (2008-08-01). "Taurolidine and catheter-related bloodstream infection: a systematic ... of anti-microbial catheter lock solutions for the prevention and treatment of catheter related blood stream infections (CRBSIs ... "Taurolidine lock solutions for the prevention of catheter-related bloodstream infections: a systematic review and meta-analysis ...
*  Crew resource management
Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-Related Infections, 2011. Available at https://www.cdc.gov/hicpac/pdf/ ... Furthermore, they are not confined to multi-crew craft or equipment, but also relate to single operator equipment or craft as ... Elements of CRM have been applied in U.S. healthcare since the late 1990s, specifically in infection prevention. For example, ... Unlike in the cockpit the observer checking off the checklist is usually lower ranking than the person inserting the catheter ( ...
*  Medical Technology Group
... catheter-associated urinary tract infections; catheter-related blood infections; ventilator-associated pneumonia; and norovirus ... The MTG called on the Government to develop a strategy for using technology for infection prevention and control. In November ... Infection Prevention and Control - Combatting a problem that has not gone away that revealed that the majority of Trusts were ... 434 million in 2013/14 treating over 180,000 hospital patients with an unplanned admission for a urinary tract infection; ...
*  Parenteral nutrition
... and catheter-related sepsis. The complication rate at the time of insertion should be less than 5%. Catheter-related infections ... Other complications are either related to catheter insertion, or metabolic, including refeeding syndrome. Catheter ... and the most common complication is infection of this catheter. Infection is a common cause of death in these patients, with a ... Deshpande, KS (July 2003). "Total parenteral nutrition and infections associated with use of central venous catheters". ...
*  Central venous catheter
2002). "Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... Commonly used tunneled catheters include Hickman catheters and Groshong catheters. A port is similar to a tunneled catheter but ... Infections resulting in bacteremia from Staphylococcus aureus require removal of the catheter and antibiotics. If the catheter ... Depending on use, catheters may have a single lumen (a "monoluminal catheter") or multiple lumens. A catheter with two lumens ...
*  Mycobacterium brumae
Aside from one 2004 report of a catheter related bloodstream infection no other infections by this organism have been reported ... Catheter-related bloodstream infection caused by Mycobacterium brumae. J Clin Microbiol. 2004 Nov;42(11):5429-31. Type strain ... In 2004 a patient with breast cancer was reported to have a catheter related bloodstream infection. First isolated from water, ...
*  Accelerated Seldinger Technique
Catheter-related bloodstream infections are fatal in up to 25 percent of cases. Bleeding. Because there is no cap or valve on ... Mermel LA (2000). "Correction: catheter related bloodstream-infections," Ann Intern Med, 133:395. Baltalalarli A, Adiguzel E, ... leading to a bloodstream infection. Much as with VAE, another opportunity for bloodstream infection occurs during MST's second ... Bloodstream infection. When the non-inserted end of the needle is open to the air, it can also permit entry by bacteria, ...
*  Peter Pronovost
December 2006). "An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU". N. Engl. J. Med. 355 (26): ... concluding that a simple 5 item check-list protocol would greatly reduce infections when inserting a central venous catheter; ... In the first three months of the project, the infection rate in Michigan's ICUs decreased by sixty-six per cent. In the ... Put a sterile dressing over the catheter site. In the Keystone Initiative, a 2003 study by a collection of Michigan hospitals ...
*  Mycobacterium boenickei
The immunocompromised patient is at special risk for developing severe diseases, especially catheter-related infection with ... post-surgical infections, pulmonary infections and disseminated disease. Involvement of the central nervous system is rare, but ... Reported infections include skin and soft-tissue abscesses with associated osteomyelitis, bacteraemia, endocarditis, keratitis ...
*  Hand washing
2006). "An intervention to decrease catheter-related bloodstream infections in the ICU". N. Engl. J. Med. 355 (26): 2725-32. ... showed that proper hand-washing and other simple procedures can decrease the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections by ... Epidemiology and Infection. 101 (1): 135-42. doi:10.1017/s0950268800029290. PMC 2249330 . PMID 3402545. "Infection Control: ... One study has found decreased infection rates with their use. Play media Medical hand-washing is for a minimum of 15 seconds, ...
*  Tsukamurella inchonensis
"Catheter-related Bloodstream Infection by Tsukamurella inchonensis in an Immunocompromised Patient." Journal of Clinical ...
*  Acinetobacter junii
This bacterium has been linked to nosocomial infections including catheter-related blood stream infections and cellulitis. ... February 2009). "Clinical characteristics of patients with Acinetobacter junii infection". Journal of Microbiology, Immunology ... and Infection = Wei Mian Yu Gan Ran Za Zhi. 42 (1): 47-53. PMID 19424558. Tsai, H.-Y.; Cheng, A.; Liu, C.-Y.; Huang, Y.-T.; Lee ... "Bloodstream infection caused by Acinetobacter junii in a patient with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia after allogenic ...
*  Intestine transplantation
Over long periods of time, PN can lead to numerous health conditions, including severe dehydration, catheter-related infections ... Several factors relating to superior patient and graft prognosis have proven to be statistically significant. Patients who have ... HIV infection is a relative contraindication for intestine transplantation; desperate terminal patients may accept a transplant ... Despite pre and post-decontamination of the transplant, recipients are at risk of local and systemic infection by both natural ...
*  Linezolid
January 2009). "Complicated skin and skin-structure infections and catheter-related bloodstream infections: noninferiority of ... healthcare professionals that linezolid is not approved for the treatment of catheter-related infections or infections caused ... phase III clinical trial comparing linezolid to vancomycin in the treatment of catheter-related bloodstream infections. ... infection of the bone and bone marrow); and uncomplicated skin and soft tissue infections caused by S. pyogenes or S. aureus. ...
*  Medical uses of silver
Chlorhexidine-silver-sulfadiazine used in central venous catheters reduces the rate of catheter-related bloodstream infections ... Evidence does not support an important reduction in the risk of urinary tract infections when silver-alloy catheters are used. ... These catheters are associated with greater cost than other catheters. ... At the beginning of the twentieth century surgeons routinely used silver sutures to reduce the risk of infection. In the early ...
*  Bacteremia
"Clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of intravascular catheter-related infection: 2009 Update by the ... Intravenous catheters, urinary tract infections and surgical wounds are all risk factors for developing bacteremia from ... In healthcare settings, intravenous catheters, urinary tract catheters, and surgical procedures are the most common causes of ... For healthcare-associated bacteremia due to intravenous catheters, the IDSA has published guidelines for catheter removal. ...
*  Ampicillin
healthcare-associated infections related to infection from urinary catheter use unresponsive to other medications. Haemophilus ... Genito-urinary tract infections prevent infection (prophylaxis) in those who previously had rheumatic heart disease or are ... Ampicillin is an antibiotic used to prevent and treat a number of bacterial infections, such as respiratory tract infections, ... It may also be used to prevent group B streptococcal infection in newborns. It is used by mouth, by injection into a muscle, or ...
*  Joint Commission
... catheter-related bloodstream infections (CRBSI), and surgical site infections (SSI). The new regulations for CRBSI and SSI ... For hospital to be successful in the accreditation process, there may be additional costs related to consultancy work prior to ... 1987;258(7):936-940, HHS Action Plan to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections 06222009 Section 8: Incentives and Oversight ... The 2009 NPSGs included regulations targeting the spread of infection due to multidrug-resistant organisms, ...
*  Silver
... where tentative evidence indicates it reduces catheter-related urinary tract infections) and in endotracheal breathing tubes ( ... Uncoated urinary catheters: A systematic review of the literature". Journal of Clinical Nursing. 20 (15-16): 2098-2108. doi: ... Wound dressings containing silver sulfadiazine or silver nanomaterials are used to treat external infections. Silver is also ... related to the word sarapu "to refine or smelt". Silver was one of the seven metals of antiquity that were known to prehistoric ...
*  Pseudomonas oryzihabitans
Infections from P. oryzihabitans are increasingly associated with catheter-related bacteremia, peritonitis, wound infections, ... When an infection caused by P. oryzihabitans was reported in a patient with AIDS and an indwelling catheter, scientists took ... In cases of patients with indwelling catheters, special care should be taken so that a community-acquired infection does not ... catheter removal is required. In order to prevent an infection from these bacteria, good hygiene is required, especially when ...
*  Tsukamurella pulmonis
"Catheter-related bacteremia due to Tsukamurella pulmonis". Clinical Microbiology and Infection. 4 (1): 51-53. doi:10.1111/j. ... "Coexistence of primary adenocarcinoma of the lung and Tsukamurella infection: a case report and review of the literature". ... "First case of Tsukamurella pulmonis infection in an immunocompetent patient". Respiratory Medicine CME. 3 (1): 23-25. doi: ...
*  Corynebacterium
Guidelines for the treatment of infections related to short-stay intravascular catheters in adults: consensus conference SEIMC- ... The most notable human infection is diphtheria, caused by C. diphtheriae. It is an acute and contagious infection characterized ... Effects of infection include granulomatous lymphadenopathy, pneumonitis, pharyngitis, skin infections, and endocarditis. ... or catheters. It is more common in developing countries It can occasionally infect wounds, the vulva, the conjunctiva, and the ...
*  Childbirth
Risk factors for GBS infection include: prematurity (birth before 37 weeks gestation) a sibling who has had a GBS infection ... Ripening of the cervix can be accomplished with the placement of a Foley catheter or the use of synthetic prostaglandins such ... As of June 2011, about one third of American births have some complications, "many of which are directly related to the ... Infection remains a major cause of maternal mortality and morbidity in the developing world. The work of Ignaz Semmelweis was ...