A Biomedical Device to Improve Pediatric Vascular Access success

  title={A Biomedical Device to Improve Pediatric Vascular Access success},
  • A..
  • Published 2010
Purpose: To evaluate the effectiveness of a vein-viewing device on the success of venipunctures performed by staff nurses on a pediatric surgical unit. Method: This prospective, non-randomized study examined pediatric inpatients from the age of newborn to 17 years requiring vascular access at a tertiary care center in northeast Florida. The number of attempts, age of the patient, and time required to establish successful vascular access using a vein-viewing device were self-reported by nursing… CONTINUE READING

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