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Centurion Medical Products Initiates Voluntary Recall of Customized Convenience Kits (including select Central Venous Catheter, by FDA 2010090750  CVI680B CENTRAL CATHETER INSERTION TRAY... 2010081250 ECVC590 CENTRAL VENOUS CATH BUNDLE TRAY...
Class I Medical Device Recall: Cook Inc., Single, Double, Triple and Five-Lumen Central Venous Catheter Trays AND Single and Dou by FDA , Triple and Five-Lumen Central Venous Catheter Trays AND Single and Double Lumen PICC Peripheral Inserted Central Venous Catheter Trays See under Additional Links below for specific product information. See...
Cook Inc., Single, Double, Triple and Five-Lumen Central Venous Catheter Trays AND Single and Double Lumen PICC Peripheral Inser by FDA and distributed from January 1, 2009 through September 30, 2010. BACKGROUND: These catheters...
Catheter Related Central Line Infections: The Numbers (and the Truth) Behind the Story by JaanS Medical Doctor , 20% of the patients filling these beds have large venous catheters (a huge overestimation... is "catheter related bloodstream infections." While most intravenous fluids are delivered via an arm vein...
Consumer Reports Assesses Central Line Infections in Hospitals by Anthony Cirillo Patient ExpertHealth Maven them best from their work involving nursing homes. Their latest data release has to do with central line infections... introduced through the large intravenous catheters that deliver medication, nutrition, and fluids to patients...
What Works -- Part 4 -- Central Line Infections by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional in the US from avoidable infections and organ failure (sepsis) related to central venous catheters (CVCs). . . . Forty-eight percent of ICU patients in the US have central venous catheters, accounting for 15 million central...
Teamwork on Central Line Infections by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional I had an idea to develop a pictorial index on-line allowing staff to correctly identify central venous lines... to further enhance understanding of central venous access. At the time of this idea, I also initiated a practice...
Trick of the Trade: Ultrasound-guided supraclavicular central line by Michelle Lin Medical Doctor Emergency physicians are procedural experts in central venous access. The subclavian vein... and deep venous clots. Bedside ultrasonography has really revolutionized how we obtain vascular access...
Central Line Infections, both better and worse by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional Here are our latest figures for central line infections, measured in cases per thousand ICU patient days. The average over the last several months remains better than for the previous year...
The "secrets" behind central line improvements by Paul L. Healthy Living Professional to hear that we've been able to reduce our central line infection rate, and more thrilled to hear... had the privilege of working with a number of colleagues who have helped make the reduction in central line...

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