Optimizing vascular-access device decision-making in the era of midline catheters

Kelly A. Cawcutt, Richard J. Hankins, Teresa A. Micheels, Mark E. Rupp

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This narrative review addresses vascular access device choice from peripheral intravenous catheters through central venous catheters, including the evolving use of midline catheters. The review incorporates best practices, published algorithms, and complications extending beyond CLABSI and phlebitis to assist clinicians in navigating complex vascular access decisions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)674-680
Number of pages7
JournalInfection Control and Hospital Epidemiology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Epidemiology
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases


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