Clinical performance of a new blood control peripheral intravenous catheter: A prospective, randomized, controlled study.

@article{Seiberlich2016ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical performance of a new blood control peripheral intravenous catheter: A prospective, randomized, controlled study.},
  author={Laura E Seiberlich and Vanessa Keay and Stephane Kallos and Tiffany Junghans and Eddy Lang and Andrew D. McRae},
  journal={International emergency nursing},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={59-64}
}
INTRODUCTION The performance of a new safety peripheral intravenous catheter (PIVC) that contains a blood control feature in the hub (blood control) was compared against the current hospital standard without blood control (standard). METHODS In this prospective, non-blinded trial, patients were randomized 1:1 to receive either device. Insertions were… CONTINUE READING