What Are Vascular Access Devices?

What Are Vascular Access Devices?

Vascular access devices (VADs) are medical devices that are placed under the skin to allow for repeated access to a patient’s veins. They are most commonly used in patients who require long-term intravenous (IV) therapy, such as those with cancer or chronic illnesses. VADs include peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs), implanted ports, and hemodialysis catheters.

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Is Your Nurse Real or Fake?

Is Your Nurse Real or Fake?

Have you ever had a health care provider that didn’t seem to be the nurse they claimed to be? They could have been an imposter or someone who was pretending to be a professional. It’s not unheard of for people posing as nurses, doctors, and other medical professionals in order to steal drugs from hospitals

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What are The Signs of Dehydration?

What are The Signs of Dehydration?

When we don’t drink enough water, our body can no longer function as well as it should. The most common sign of dehydration is thirst because we want to replace the fluid we lose through sweat or urination. Other symptoms include headache, fatigue, dry mouth and dark urine. Sometimes people mistakenly think they are hungry

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Nursing Best Practices

Nursing Best Practices

PCCS Line Nursing adopt multiple nursing best practices to help improve patient care and healthcare service in provision. The facility adopt various nursing practices for facility healthcare excellence. Nurses with Bachelor’s Degrees in Nursing implement their evidence-based knowledge gained through education and best practices of healthcare provisions. Education focused on evidence-based research findings integrates science,

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Why PCCS Line Nursing

Why PCCS Line Nursing

With proper care and maintenance, nurses help patients get optimal needs as they arise. Patients get discharged with a PICC line fixed in place. Upon PICC insertion, discharge is expedited through nearby infusion centers and home care. Case management helps with discharge through nearby centers of infusion or home care upon identification. Early patient discharge

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IV access

IV access

A patient satisfaction survey by Press Ganey Associates identifies that consistently one of the top ten complaints today relates to the venipuncture skills of clinicians. As is often the case, patients are labeled, and as if to warn clinicians call themselves, “a hard stick”. Patients and clinicians alike realize multiple sticks are painful, cause bruising,

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Healthcare Facility

Healthcare Facility

By healthcare personnel taking a proactive approach in identifying patients early in the admission process, having PICC lines placed promptly provides many benefits for numerous entities. Benefits include, but are not limited to the following: decreased length of stay, operational costs, pain and discomfort while increasing patient satisfaction, profits, utilization of staff time, and response

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