Central Line Placement: The Steel Needle vs Angiocatheter Debates

Central line placement is as standardized of a procedure as you can find in healthcare. No matter the city or hospital, the steps are exactly the same without much debate except for the great divide; using a steel needle vs angiocatheter to access the vein. If you are getting into a debate, it is important… Continue reading Central Line Placement: The Steel Needle vs Angiocatheter Debates

3 Simple Steps for Building a Sepsis Calendar

Sepsis is one of the most challenging medical conditions facing our hospitals today. Sepsis occurs in less than 10% of our hospitalized patients, but it contributes to as many as half of all hospital deaths. Building a Sepsis Calendar that helps your organization stay on top of important drivers of sepsis outcomes is critical to… Continue reading 3 Simple Steps for Building a Sepsis Calendar

Central Line Placement: Ultrasound Vs Manometry

Central line placement is a very safe procedure in experienced hands. However, each year a new group of medical trainees arrives and needs to be quickly educated about how to perform safe central line placement. If you are a trainee looking to learn safe central line placement, there are two key techniques for safe central… Continue reading Central Line Placement: Ultrasound Vs Manometry