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Health Management

Volume 19 - Issue 2, 2019

2019 22 Feb

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Executive Health Management

The “One Stick Standard” for vascular access

2019 22 Feb

The role of ultrasound guidance in achieving a new safety goal   US visualisation: one-stick standard and how the practice can significantly reduce- or even eliminate- dangerous complications.   Obtaining vascular access is one of the most common procedures performed in U.S. hospitals, with more than 5 million central venous catheterisations... Read more

IMAGING Management

'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more

IMAGING Management

Point-of-care ultrasound: a reliable bedrock of the general hospital

2018 11 Jul

Consultant anaesthetist Tim Pepall has been using SonoSite ultrasound systems for the past decade Point-of-care ultrasound is at the heart of Frimley Park Hospital’s anaesthesia department, guiding procedures such as vascular access and nerve blocks. Dr Tim Pepall, a consultant anaesthetist at Frimley Park, explained: “It’s essential to use... Read more

ICU Management

B.Braun & Philips Join forces to Innovate in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia & Vascular Access

2017 06 Apr

Strategic alliance combines B. Braun’s leadership in regional anesthesia and Philips’ leadership in image guided therapy solutions with the aim to make regional anesthesia and vascular access easier to perform, leading to enhanced patient care and hospital efficiency. Xperius* is the new mobile ultrasound system specifically designed as the platform... Read more

ICU Management

Making the MAGIC

2016 30 May

Guiding Vascular Access Selection for Intensive Care - a Summary of Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC) Determining appropriateness for vascular access devices limits the risk of complications in critically ill patients. Michigan Appropriateness Guide to Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC) establishes evidence-based indications as... Read more

ICU Management

Volume 16 - Issue 2, 2016

2016 27 May

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ICU Management

Take Your PICC: the Right Line for the Right Patient

2015 15 Sep

An international panel of experts has released the first comprehensive guide to using intravenous, or vascular access, devices of all kinds. The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters, or MAGIC, is published as a supplement in Annals of Internal Medicine . Use of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) has become popular... Read more