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Care of central venous catheter/ peripherally inserted central catheter (CVC/PICC)

What are Central Access Lines Central access lines refer to medical devices such as central venous catheters (CVCs) and peripherally inserted central catheters (PICCs) that are used to provide access to the central circulation for administration of medications, fluids, nutrition, and blood samples. How frequent should I do flush to maintain patency? Flushing frequency to...


Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

What is Negative Pressure Wound Therapy? Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) is a type of wound care treatment that uses a suction device to promote healing and reduce the risk of infection. This therapy is used to treat wounds that are slow to heal, or wounds that have a high risk of infection. NPWT works...


Care of Port-a-Cath Device: A Guide for Patients

A Port-a-Cath device is a type of central venous catheter (CVC) that provides access to the central circulation for medical treatments, such as chemotherapy, antibiotics, and nutrition. It is a long-term medical device that is implanted under the skin and connected to a vein, allowing healthcare professionals to access the bloodstream without having to insert...


Feeding Tube Dislodge or Blockage: How to Troubleshoot

A feeding tube is a medical device that is used to provide nutrition and hydration to patients who are unable to take in food and fluids orally. A dislodged or blocked feeding tube can cause discomfort, malnutrition, and other health problems. In this blog post, we will discuss the common causes of feeding tube dislodgment...


Medical-Grade Maggot Debridement Therapy: An Overview

Medical-grade maggot debridement therapy (MDT) is a unique form of wound care that utilizes live maggots to clean and heal chronic wounds. This therapy has been used for centuries and has recently regained popularity as a safe and effective treatment option. Why You May Need MDT MDT is often used to treat wounds that are...

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