Central venous catheter, device

Known as: Venous Catheter, Central, Central Venous Access Catheter, catheter central venous 
A tube surgically placed into a blood vessel for the purpose of giving intravenous fluid and drugs. It also can be used to obtain blood samples. This… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
When planning parenteral nutrition (PN), the proper choice, insertion, and nursing of the venous access are of paramount… (More)
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Review
2007
Review
2007
OBJECTIVES Increased incidence of cancers and the development of totally implanted venous access devices that contain their own… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
We analyzed 385 consecutive central venous catheter (CVC) attempts over a 6-month period. All critically ill patients 18 years of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
INTRODUCTION Central venous catheterization is commonly used in critically ill patients and may cause different complications… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
OBJECTIVE To determine whether a multifaceted systems intervention would eliminate catheter-related bloodstream infections (CR… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
These guidelines have been developed for practitioners who insert catheters and for persons responsible for surveillance and… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Today many patients with cancer have indwelling long-term central venous catheters. Benefits from catheter use include increased… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
CONTEXT Central venous catheters impregnated with chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine have recently been introduced for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
See related articles on pp 267-274 and 275-280 and editorial comment on pp 304-306. Noncuffed central venous catheters used for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE In many hospitals, the only sterile precautions used during the insertion of a nontunneled central venous catheter are… (More)
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