Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching And Research

31 December 2018

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Complication and Failures of Central Vascular Access Device in Adult Critical Care Settings

by Mari Takashima, RN, BN, Grad Cert ICU, MEpi1 ; Jessica Schults, RN, GCert (Specialist Paed), MAppSci (Research)1–3; Gabor Mihala, MEng, GCert(Biostats)1,4,5; Amanda Corley, RN, BN, GradCertHSci, MAdvPrac (Research)1 ; Amanda Ullman, RN, MAppSci, PhD, Cent
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4 December 2018

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Anti-thrombogenic peripherally inserted central catheters: Overview of efficacy and safety. Expert Rev Med Devices

by Amanda J. Ullman, AndreW. C. Bulmer, Tim R. Dargaville, Claire M. Rickard & Vineet Chopra
ISSN: 1743-4440 (Print) 1745-2422 (Online) Journal homepage: http://www.tandfonline.com/loi/ierd20 To cite this article: Amanda J. Ullman, AndreW. C. Bulmer, Tim R. Dargaville, Claire M. Rickard
& Vineet Chopra (2018): Antithrombogenic peripherally inserted central catheters: overview of...

30 October 2018

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Mark your calendars! Vascular Access Editorial

by Gillian Ray-Barruel
Mark your calendars! Welcome to the October issue of Vascular Access! As I write this, I'm getting ready to head off to the Association of Vascular Access Annual Scientific Meeting in Columbus Ohio to present the preliminary results of my postdoctoral research, an interrupted time-...

14 September 2018

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Evaluation of Skin Colonisation And Placement of vascular access device Exit sites (ESCAPE Study)

by Nancy L Moureau, Nicole Marsh, Li Zhang, Michelle J Bauer, Emily Larsen, Gabor Mihala, Amanda Corley, India Lye, Marie Cooke and Claire M. Rickard
Journal of Infection Prevention
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DOI: 10.1177/1757177418805836
jip.sagepub.com Abstract Background: Skin microorganisms may contribute to the development of vascular access device (VAD) in...

30 June 2018

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Australian team fosters global nursing research

by Rachel Walker and Gillian Ray-Barruel
Nurses increasingly play a greater role in global health activities, strengthening interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration and partnerships, to reduce health and health care disparities based on wealth, education, gender and place. Read more: https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amaz...

31 December 2017

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Antimicrobial dressings for CLABSI prevention

by Joan Webster, Emily Larsen and Nicole Marsh
NURSES and midwives play a central role in the care and maintenance of central lines. But despite all efforts, sometimes central-line associated blood stream infections (CLABSI) do occur. These infections may be devastating for patients in terms of morbidity and mortality. For example,...

1 December 2017

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PIV failure - how effective is your clinical practice?

by Nicole Marsh and Kaye Rolls
Based on an observational study of peripheral intravenous catheter outcomes in adult hospitalised patients a multivariable analysis of peripheral intravenous catheter failure, Journal of Hospital Medicine (published online October 2017). Marsh, N., Webster, J., Larsen, E., Cooke, M., Miha...

13 April 2017

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Draft genome sequence of Roseomonas mucosa strain AU37, isolated from a peripheral intravenous catheter

by Md Abu Choudhury, Alexander M. Wailan, Hanna E. Sidjabat, Li Zhang, Nicole Marsh, Claire M. Rickard, Mark R. Davies and David J. McMillan
Received 3 February 2017 Accepted 7 February 2017 Published 13 April 2017 Citation Abu Choudhury M, Wailan AM,
Sidjabat HE, Zhang L, Marsh N, Rickard CM,
Davies MR, McMillan DJ. 2017. Draft genome
sequence of Roseomonas mucosa strain AU37,
isolated from a peripheral intrave...

23 November 2015

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Replacing heparin with saline to prevent complications in long term central venous catheters in children

by Natalie K. Bradford, Rachel M. Edwards and Raymond J. Chan
Background A central venous catheter (CVC) is a long, thin, flexible tube which is inserted into a large central vein. This enables access to the blood stream for people with serious medical conditions to receive medications and fluids, as well as the collection of blood specimens. Long term ...

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