MIDLINES

The varying terminology surrounding Midline Catheters

The varying terminology surrounding Midline Catheters

Vascular Access Devices (VADs) are divided into two basic groupings, peripheral and central. The group delineation is determined, primarily, by the catheter tip termination position, rather that the insertion site. Peripheral catheter tips remain in the periphery, terminate distal to the subclavian or femoral vein, and are optimal for intravenous medications that are peripherally compatible.

Midline Catheter at home

Midline Catheter at home

This pandemic has confirmed a reality for us: hospitals are for acute patients. Although this is not new, we are now able to put it into action: now more than ever our home is our shelter. Home health care, specifically in the field of vascular access, IS feasible.

Midline Catheters in Paediatrics

Midline Catheters in Paediatrics

I. General Concepts The characteristics that define midline catheters are well established. However, in recent years a new group of peripheral vascular access devices has appeared on the market: long peripheral catheters (long peripheral IV catheters), also known as...