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Could an evidence-based securement bundle help reduce peripheral intravenous catheter failure?

Posted on 12 June 2019

PhD candidate, Amanda Corley, is investigating the concept of an evidence-based securement bundle as a means of addressing the current unacceptably high failure rate in peripheral intravenous catheters (PIVCs).

PIVCs are a mainstay of modern healthcare with over 2 billion used globally each year, however around 40% of them fail before medical treatment is completed.

Read more about it here.

Tags: vascular access devices IV management infection prevention AVATAR group

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