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Welcome

Firstly, I’d like to say welcome. This is my first blog – and my aim is to deliver thought-focussed and robust discussion/thoughts/information for clinicians working in the world of vascular access. This is about discussing and accessing information to improve care to the patient that is evidence-based, but also incorporating the knowledge and expertise from like-minded clinicians at improving and advancing the practices of vascular access… while maintaining the patient as the primary focus of our care.

Central line–associated bloodstream infection rate elevation: Attributable to National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance definition changes, ongoing opportunities for infection prevention, or both?

New article on CLABSI elevation and if it is attributable to a change in NHSN surveillance definitions in American Journal of Infection Control.

Central line–associated bloodstream infection rate elevation: Attributable to National Healthcare Safety Network surveillance definition changes, ongoing opportunities for infection prevention, or both?

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Repositioning of central venous access devices using a high-flow flush technique – a clinical practice and cost review

A new article (my own publication) on the repositioning of central venous access devices using a high-flow flushing technique – a clinical practice and cost review from the Journal of Vascular Access

Repositioning of central venous access devices using a high-flow flush technique – a clinical practice and cost review

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