Search results for "Catheters"

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Antibiotics given at time of urinary catheter removal lowered UTI risk

Patients who received antibiotics at the time of urinary catheter removal were less likely to get a urinary tract infection (UTI) than those who got no antibiotics, a review found. ... They found seven qualifying trials that looked at the effects of
June 2013

Tracheal tubes, catheters, defibrillators recalled; lymphoma drug approved

removal of the original version of Neuron 6F 070 Delivery Catheter due to reports that the catheter could kink or ovalize in certain anatomical situations. ... between the SC catheter connector and the pump that may prevent them from completely
November 2009

Peripheral IV catheter failure rates similar, regardless of dressing or securement device

Adult patients who were expected to require a peripheral IV catheter for at least 24 hours were randomized to receive tissue adhesive with polyurethane dressing, bordered polyurethane dressing, a securement device ... Specialized devices and dressings
August 2018

Urinary catheter-associated infections: Before or after admission?

Documentation of urinary catheter-associated infections is very important for correct coding, DRG assignment and regulatory compliance. ... related,” or “due to” or “the result of” the catheter (or other similar terminology).
February 2011

Continuing warfarin safer than bridging before catheter ablation

In patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, continuing warfarin reduced the risk of periprocedural stroke and bleeding events, compared to bridging with low-molecular-weight heparin, a recent study found. ... score of 1 or higher
April 2014

Recalls for heart pumps, intrathecal catheters, dextroamphetamine sulfate

A class I recall of several Medtronic intrathecal catheters and intrathecal catheter revision kits used with the implanted Medtronic SyncroMed II, SynchroMed EL, and IsoMed infusion pumps. ... The pumps have potential misconnections of the Medtronic
December 2008

New guidelines for catheter-associated UTIs

New guidelines for catheter-associated UTIsLarger, for-profit hospitals use feeding tubes more often in some patients. ... New clinical practice guidelines for diagnosing, preventing and treating catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CA-UTIs)
February 2010

Catheter caps cut CLABSIs

But when a manufacturer contacted him about trying out a new catheter hub disinfection cap with a sponge saturated in 70% alcohol, he was interested. ... The actual design of a catheter hub with its corkscrew physique makes it hard to clean
April 2013

Antibiotics may not benefit inpatients with catheters and bacteriuria

Subjects were 308 inpatients with a urinary external or indwelling catheter and a positive urine culture. ... There were 444 episodes of catheter-associated bacteriuria. One hundred twenty-eight patients (41.6%) had catheter-associated urinary tract
October 2013

Understanding and interpreting pulmonary artery catheter waveforms

The pulmonary artery catheter should be viewed as an adjunct to clinical decision-making, rather than the final word. ... 1986;89;427-434) is a wonderful article describing all the uses and pitfalls of the pulmonary artery catheter.
March 2010

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