The Infusion Nurses Society provides clarity on the confusion surrounding needleless connectors (NCs) by significantly expanding its guidance in the 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice.
A new study in the Journal of the Association for Vascular Access shows anti-reflux needleless connectors, like Nexus TKO®, produce the least amount of blood reflux.
The Infusion Nurses Society has expanded its guidance on needleless connectors to include anti-reflux technology in its recently published 2021 Infusion Therapy Standards of Practice.
Catheter placement and IV therapy require the use of invasive devices, which pose health risks in care. The COVID-19 pandemic creates additional hurdles for patients.
On episode 18 of PSQH: The Podcast, host Jay Kumar talks to Lee Steere of Hartford Hospital about how the hospital transformed its infusion therapy practices.
Hartford Hospital is sharing its experience as a road map for other facilities looking to improve their processes and quality of care for a procedure that impacts nearly every patient in the hospital.
Over the past decade, hospitals have shifted their care delivery focus from quantity to quality, a direct result of the value-based purchasing programs introduced as part of the Affordable Care Act.
Over the years, there has been one thing that I never paid attention to: Needleless connectors (NC). As a matter of fact, they annoyed me. I struggled to tell the difference...
The IV Therapy Services team at Hartford Hospital was recognized as the 2019 Clinical Team of the Year for their remarkable work in improving IV care for patients.
A set of bundled practices performed by dedicated IV clinicians can help hospitals achieve one PIVC per patient per visit.
A nursing-led clinical transformation initiative at Hartford Hospital has proven the value of applying Lean management principles and strategies to intravenous catheterization processes.
Episode 12 previews the 2019 AVA Scientific Meeting with speakers set to present in Las Vegas: Elena Nelson Squires, BSN, RN, OCN, VA-BC™ and Lee Steere, RN, CRNI®, VA-BC™.
B. Braun Medical Inc. and Nexus Medical, LLC announced they have entered into a long-term distribution agreement for the TKO-6P Anti-Reflux Device.
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