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The safe removal of central venous catheters

16 August 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Many nurses working in general wards and departments are caring for patients with central venous catheters and are increasingly responsible for their removal. This...

How to remove a non-tunnelled central venous catheter

16 December 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to undertake the removal of non-tunnelled central venous catheters (CVCs) in a safe, effective and...

Care and management of children with a totally implanted central venous access device: portacath

08 May 2019

Nursing Children and Young People

Intravenous therapy

Research and advances in technology have enabled children and young people with life-limiting conditions to live longer. To maintain their well-being and quality of...

Selection and management of central venous access devices

21 July 2020

Nursing Standard

cardiorespiratory

Vascular access is an important aspect of patient care and management in all areas of healthcare. Safe, efficient and reliable venous access may require a central...

How to remove a pulmonary artery catheter

24 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to undertake the removal of pulmonary artery (PA) catheters in a safe manner. ▶ PA catheter removal is...

How to perform irrigation of the eye

03 February 2016

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Rationale and key points This article aims to help nurses to understand the importance of performing irrigation immediately following chemical injury to the eye, and...

Offering breast cancer patients a choice of device for administration of chemotherapy: a service improvement project

13 July 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice

chemotherapy

Anthracycline drugs are used in combination chemotherapy regimens to increase the survival rates of people with breast cancer. However, epirubicin hydrochloride, a...

Improving practice in accessing haemodialysis central venous catheters

14 September 2020

Nursing Children and Young People

evidence and practice

In children, haemodialysis is used as a form of renal replacement therapy and is typically delivered via a central venous catheter (CVC). It is necessary to access...