Appropriateness

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Abstract Number: 10

APPLYING MAGIC TO IMPROVE PICC APPROPRIATENESS IN 42 MICHIGAN HOSPITALS

Background: A substantial proportion of peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are placed for inappropriate indications. We performed a multi-hospital intervention to improve the appropriateness of PICC use.Methods: We conducted a collaborative cohort study of hospitals [...]

By | 2019-03-18T13:25:43-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Finalist Posters - Research, Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on APPLYING MAGIC TO IMPROVE PICC APPROPRIATENESS IN 42 MICHIGAN HOSPITALS

HM2016 Abstract Number: 205

Vascular Access Nursing Experience, Practice, Knowledge and Beliefs: Results from the National Picc1 Survey

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are essential devices used to provide central venous access. However, they are often placed inappropriately, leading to unnecessary risk of PICC-related complications. Vascular access operators typically place the majority [...]

By | 2016-02-01T08:00:34-05:00 February 1st, 2016|Quality Improvement, Research Abstracts|Comments Off on Vascular Access Nursing Experience, Practice, Knowledge and Beliefs: Results from the National Picc1 Survey