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Use of Chlorhexidine Gluconate with Alcohol for the Prevention of Peripheral Intravenous Device Infections: A Review of Clinical and Cost Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last Updated: April 3, 2014
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

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Catheter-related infections represent the third-leading cause of infections in intensive care units (ICUs) worldwide after pneumonia and abdominal infections. Technology
Peripheral intravenous devices are catheters inserted into a small vein, usually in the arm or ha...

  • Project Number: RC0540-000

Bioimpedance Devices for the Assessment of Body Fluid Volume for Patients Undergoing Dialysis: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last Updated: March 17, 2014
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

Report in Brief Context
Patients with end-stage renal disease require lifetime renal replacement therapy, most often with either hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis. During dialysis, hemodynamic instability — hypotension or hypertension — is a common occurrence, which can lead to cardiovascular complica...

  • Project Number: RC0534-000