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ICU Management

Ultrasound-guided CVC Placement: A Structured Approach

2017 05 Sep

Ultrasound guidance can improve patient safety and procedural quality during central venous catheter (CVC) placement in the internal jugular vein, according to a new study published in the journal Critical Care. Although CVC placement is a routine procedure in intensive care medicine and anaesthesiology, acute severe complications (such as arterial... Read more

ICU Management

Study Demonstrates Accuracy of GlySure CIGMS in Critically Ill Patients

2015 13 Jul

GlySure Limited has announced publication of a manuscript in the Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology, which validates the safety and performance of the GlySure™ Continuous Intravascular Glucose Monitoring System (CIGMS) in measuring plasma glucose concentrations in critically ill patients without disrupting current clinical practice.The study,... Read more

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IHI Interventions Prevent Catheter Bloodstream Infections

2014 10 Jun

Bloodstream infections related to the use of central venous catheters (CVCs) are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality for patients in surgical intensive care units, where nearly half rely on a CVC for the administration of treatment. To reduce the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infections, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement... Read more