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Complications associated with venous access devices:part two

21 March 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

In the second of two articles the author discusses the secondary complications that can arise following insertion of venous access devices (VADs). Part one,...

Complications associated with venous access devices:part one

14 March 2006

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article, the first of two, identifies the primary complications that can arise when inserting central venous access devices. The second part, to be published...

Extravasation: prevention, recognition and management

07 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article provides readers with an overview of extravasation, including risk factors and management strategies. The importance of accurate reporting and...

Venous access in oncology and haematology patients:part two

16 September 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & science

Aim To assess the validity and inter-rater reliability of two tools, Venous Assessment Tool (VAT) and Deciding on Intra Venous Access (DIVA), using thematic analysis...

Complications associated with venous access devices: part two

15 March 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

In the second of two articles the author discusses the secondary complications that can arise following insertion of venous access devices (VADs). Part one,...

Venous access in oncology and haematology patients: part two

10 September 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Aim To assess the validity and inter-rater reliability of two tools, Venous Assessment Tool (VAT) and Deciding on IntraVenous Access (DIVA), using thematic analysis...

Complications associated with venous access devices: part one

08 March 2006

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article, the first of two, identifies the primary complications that can arise when inserting central venous access devices. The second part, to be published...

Extravasation: prevention, recognition and management

01 September 2010

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article provides readers with an overview of extravasation, including risk factors and management strategies. The importance of accurate reporting and...

Care and management of patients with skin-tunnelled catheters

25 June 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Central venous access devices (CVADs) are used in secondary and, increasingly, primary care settings to provide access to the central circulation. Skin-tunnelled...

How to undertake venepuncture to obtain venous blood samples

14 March 2018

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Rationale and key points Venepuncture and obtaining accurate blood samples is an important procedure in healthcare, and can assist in the diagnosis, care and...
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