Alliance for Vascular Access Teaching And Research

Clinical Practice Guidelines

CDC, NHSN. Surveillance Definitions for Specific Types of Infections. National Healthcare Safety Network (NHSN) Patient Safety Component Manual 2018.

https://www.cdc.gov/nhsn/pdfs/pscmanual/17pscnosinfdef_current.pdf

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Royal College of Nursing. Standards for infusion therapy. London, UK: Royal College of Nursing, 2016.

https://www.rcn.org.uk/professional-development/publications/pub-005704

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Capdevila JA, Guembe M, Barberán J, et al. Expert consensus document on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of short-term peripheral venous catheter-related infections in adults. Cirugía Cardiovascular 2016;23(4):192-98.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.circv.2016.06.001

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Bodenham A, Babu S, Bennett J, et al. Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland: Safe vascular access 2016. Anaesthesia 2016;71(5):573-85.

http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/anae.13360

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Chopra V, Flanders SA, Saint S, Woller SC, O'Grady NP, Safdar N, et al. (2015). The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters (MAGIC): Results From a Multispecialty Panel Using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method. Annals of Internal Medicine 15, 163(6Suppl): S1-S40.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26369828

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Loveday HP., Wilson JA., Pratt, RJ., Golsorkhi M., Tingle A., Bak, A., et al. (2014). epic3: National Evidence-Based Guidelines for Preventing Healthcare-Associated Infections in NHS Hospitals in England. Journal of Hospital Infection, 86, S1-S70.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24330862

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HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre. Prevention of intravascular catheter-related infection in Ireland. Update of 2009 national guidelines 2014.

http://www.hpsc.ie/a-z/hepatitis/guidanceforrenalunits/File,4115,en.pdf.

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Frykholm P, Pikwer A, Hammarskjold F, et al. Clinical guidelines on central venous catheterisation. Swedish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2014;58(5):508-24. 

https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/aas.12295

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Park CK, Paes BA, Nagel K, et al. Neonatal central venous catheter thrombosis: diagnosis, management and outcome. Blood Coagulation & Fibrinolysis. 2014;25(2):97-106.

doi: 10.1097/MBC.0b013e328364f9b0

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Nesrallah GE, Mustafa RA, MacRae J, et al. Canadian Society of Nephrology guidelines for the management of patients with ESRD treated with intensive hemodialysis. Am J Kidney Dis 2013;62(1):187-98. doi: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2013.02.351

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0272638613004769

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O'Grady NP, Alexander M, Burns LA, et al. CDC Guidelines for the prevention of intravascular catheter-related infections. Am J Infect Control 2011;39(4 Suppl 1):S1-34. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2011.01.003

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21511081

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Bonciarelli G, Batacchi S, Biffi R, et al. GAVeCeLT* consensus statement on the correct use of totally implantable venous access devices for diagnostic radiology procedures. J Vasc Access 2011;12(4):292-305.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.5301/JVA.2011.7736

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Infusion Nurses Society. (2011). Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice. Journal of Infusion Nursing, 34, S1-S110.

The INS guidelines are free for INS members. Non-members can purchase the guidelines from the INS website.

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Queensland Health PIVC guideline 2015

https://www.health.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0025/444490/icare-pivc-guideline.pdf

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New South Wales Health Peripheral Intravenous Cannula (PIVC) Insertion and Post Insertion Care in Adult Patients 2013

http://www1.health.nsw.gov.au/pds/ActivePDSDocuments/GL2013_013.pdf

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Western Australia Health Peripheral Intravenous Cannula Insertion and Management

http://www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/development/manuals/O&G_guidelines/sectiona/4/a4.2.1.pdf

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