Facilitating cannulation in neonates: Microseldinger technique

Neonatal patients admitted to Intensive Care Units are subjected to continuous manipulations and invasive procedures. One of the main objectives of nursing care is to minimize the practice of...

What care should be given to the newborn during the Golden Minute?

At birth, neonates initiate physiological processes that facilitate their adaptation from the intrauterine environment to the extrauterine environment. This adaptation is sometimes complex due to...

3 keys to choosing the best hemodynamic monitor for our patients

Hemodynamic monitoring provides us with information on cardiovascular performance and has therefore become a fundamental tool in the diagnostic approach and therapeutic orientation. More and more...
5 midline complications to know

5 midline complications to know

The administration of drugs can give rise to problems such as phlebitis and extravasation among others, which can force us to use various peripheral routes. Over time, different devices have emerged, including midlines. Scientific evidence shows us that this class of...

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Therapeutic Apheresis

We are currently witnessing an increase in the use of therapeutic apheresis (TA) with indications not only in oncohaematology, but also in nephrology, cardiology, dermatology, gastroenterology, rheumatology, neurology, metabolic diseases... The list of diseases with...

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Midline Catheter at home

This pandemic has confirmed a reality for us: hospitals are for acute patients. Although this is not new, we are now able to put it into action: now more than ever our home is our shelter. Home health care, specifically in the field of vascular access, IS feasible....

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How to locate the tip of a PICC

How to locate the tip of a PICC

The reference guidelines on vascular access leave no doubt: it is essential to position and correctly locate the tip of a PICC. Otherwise, healthcare professionals risk encountering complications that can jeopardize the ongoing treatment and even the patient's health....

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AFIC-VYGON Cancer Nurses Survey

Summary: Scientific studies show that the risks of exposure of healthcare workers lead to long-known side effects. The most recent recommendations and regulations strongly encourage the use of suitable PPE and safe closed systems, which significantly reduce the risk...

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The PICC-port revolution

The PICC-port revolution

The PICC-port is the latest breakthrough in Venous Access Devices (VADs) and is now included in the DavExpert app's solution for patients. New studies are showing it is a safe, effective, efficient and goodlooking option for cancer patients. How has this device...

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Midline Catheters in Paediatrics

I. General Concepts The characteristics that define midline catheters are well established. However, in recent years a new group of peripheral vascular access devices has appeared on the market: long peripheral catheters (long peripheral IV catheters), also known as...

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