Infection Control Today

AUG 2018

ICT delivers to infection preventionists & their colleagues in the operating room, sterile processing/central sterile, environmental services & materials management, timely & relevant news, trends & information impacting the profession & the industry

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INTROCAN SAFETY ® DEEP ACCESS IV CATHETERS Help reduce the risk of complications associated with accessing deeper veins Visible under ultrasound 3 , the Introcan Safety Deep Access IV Catheters are designed to extend indwell time and prevent accidental needlesticks. Longer length peripheral catheters help facilitate IV procedures involving: • Ultrasound guidance 1 • Access to deeper veins 1 • Patients with diffi cult access 2 • Overweight/obese patients 2 B. Braun Medical Inc. | Bethlehem PA | 1-800-854-6851 | Rx only. ©2018 B. Braun Medical Inc., Bethlehem, PA. All rights reserved. ICT_7/18 1 Stone, Phillip, RN, and Britt Meyer, MSN. "Ultrasound-guided Peripheral I.V. Access: Guidelines for Practice." American Nurse Today. N.p., Aug. 2013. Web. 05 June 2014. 2 Elia, Fabrizio, M.D., Ferrari, Giovanni, M.D., Molino, Paola, M.D., Converso, Marcella, M.D., De Filippi, Giovanna, M.D., Milan, Alberto, M.D., Apra, Fanco, M.D. "Standard-length catheters vs long catheters in ultrasound-guided peripheral vein cannula- tion." The American Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2012. Vol. 30. 3 Data on fi le (B. Braun ETR NPAK-AKRJQV)

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