Vascular Access

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Becton, Dickenson buys TVA Medical for its access technology

July 11, 2018
In the Journals

AVFs have high maintenance costs despite optimal access

June 28, 2018
Arteriovenous fistula is considered the optimal access for patients on dialysis; however, a new study indicated that frequent and costly interventions are often…
FDA News

FDA permits marketing of first catheter-based systems for vascular access for patients on hemodialysis

June 22, 2018
The FDA has granted marketing authorization for the use of the Ellipsys Vascular Access System and the everlinQ endoAVF System to make percutaneous arteriovenous…
In the Journals

Antimicrobial barrier caps linked with lower catheter-related bloodstream infection rate in patients on hemodialysis

June 13, 2018
Use of ClearGuard HD antimicrobial barrier caps, manufactured by Pursuit Vascular Inc., was associated with a significantly lower the rate of catheter-related…
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Special Issue Article

Acute Kidney Injury in Hospitalized Pediatric Patients

Pediatric Annals, July 2018, Volume 47 Issue 7
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is pervasive, affecting a significant proportion of critically ill and noncritically ill…
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CME

Toward the Individualization of Treatment for Patients with Hyponatremia

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Otsuka America Pharmaceutical, Inc.

Hyponatremia is the most common electrolyte imbalance observed in patients, occurring in up to 30% of hospitalizations…
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