Search query:

Filter by date

Results 1 - 5 of 5 Search Tips

Central venous catheters: a review of the literature

26 March 1997

Nursing Standard


Following an audit on the author’s unit, staff were concerned about catheter infection rates. Nurses from the ward networked with other units and found that they...

Crossing professional boundaries: nurse-led catheter insertion

25 October 2009

Nursing Management


The steady expansion of nursing roles is enabling staff to perform tasks traditionally undertaken by doctors. This change is perceived as being in the interests of...

Helping children who require long-term parenteral nutrition

01 July 2013

Nursing Children and Young People

Art & science

Parenteral nutrition (PN) is a therapy that is complex and can lead to serious complications such as infection of the central venous catheter. A follow-up audit...

Preventing central venous catheter-related bloodstream infection

07 January 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses should be able to apply evidence-based practice in a way that is appropriate for the individual patient. This article discusses one area, the incidence of...

Retaining central venous catheters in paediatric parenteral nutrition

02 September 2009

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

This article aims to discuss problems with central venous catheters (CVCs) and offer strategies to assist in preventing their replacement. The article focuses on the...