Infusion & Vascular Access

An Unexpected Discovery in a Central Line

April 13, 2018

About a year and a half ago, a 6-year-old boy arrived at Children's Emergency Department after accidently removing his own gastrointestinal feeding tube.

Use of PICCs is Common and Risky, Study Shows

February 23, 2018

Many hospital patients get medicine or nutrition delivered straight into their bloodstream through a tiny device called a PICC. In just a decade, it's become the go-to device for intravenous care.

New Research on IV Infection Risk

October 10, 2017

Each year, about 200 million adults needing medical intervention in the United States have an IV inserted into their arm to deliver vital fluids, nutrients and medicines.

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