Intravenous Catheters

Known as: catheters intravenous, catheters iv, IV catheter 
A hollow tube that is inserted into a vein.
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND The millions of peripheral intravenous catheters used each year are recommended for 72-96 h replacement in adults… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
The incidence of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is more than 1‰ annually in the general population and increases further in cancer… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND The balance between the benefits and the risks of pulmonary-artery catheters (PACs) has not been established… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
STUDY OBJECTIVE We assess the success rate of emergency physicians in placing peripheral intravenous catheters in difficult… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
We conducted population-based surveillance for Candida bloodstream infections in Spain to determine its incidence, the extent of… (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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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Reported risk factors for venous thromboembolism (VTE) vary widely, and the magnitude and independence of each are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Guidelines developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Ga, recommend that peripheral… (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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