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Abstract Number: 209

VARIATION IN USE AND OUTCOMES OF MIDLINE CATHETERS: A MULTI-CENTER STUDY

Background: Midline vascular catheters are gaining popularity in clinical practice. However, patterns of use and outcomes related to these devices are not well known.Methods: Trained abstractors collected detailed patient-, device- and outcome data from medical [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:51-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on VARIATION IN USE AND OUTCOMES OF MIDLINE CATHETERS: A MULTI-CENTER STUDY

Abstract Number: 172

MIDLINES: AN URBAN HOSPITAL’S EXPERIENCE

Background: Since being introduced in the 1950s, midlines have since gained attention as an intravascular access option—particularly in patients requiring intravenous (IV) therapy for extended time periods. They provide an alternative to frequent venipuncture from [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:19:52-04:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Outcomes Research, Research|Comments Off on MIDLINES: AN URBAN HOSPITAL’S EXPERIENCE