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CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) are associated with central vein stenosis and failure to establish a functioning arteriovenous fistula. Thus, guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement when patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are likely [...]

By | 2018-03-19T12:55:29+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Hospital Medicine 2018, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on CHARACTERISTICS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER PLACEMENT IN HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

PATTERNS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER USE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Background: Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) use in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) is associated with non-functioning arteriovenous fistulae. Existing guidelines recommend avoiding PICC placement in these patients but how often this occurs and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:20:49+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Patient Safety, Research|Comments Off on PATTERNS OF PERIPHERALLY INSERTED CENTRAL CATHETER USE IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE