Thanks CVAA members for sharing your knowledge in the CVAA discussion forum on Sosido!  CVAA's discussion forum had its busiest year yet, with CVAA members asking 76 questions and providing 420 answers. See below the TOP 20 CVAA discussions of 2017.

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1.  Nurse led PICC teams in Canada.  [30 replies]
2.  What wording & number do people use to identify "internal length" of a PICC? [16 replies]
3.  Difficulty obtaining blood return from valved PICC with positive pressure cap [14 replies]
4.  IV push practices for administering opioids in hospital and community [11 replies]
5.  Staff approved for Cathflo administration [11 replies]
6.  as anyone stopped using heparin lock solution (10unit/ml) for all their non valved  CVAD’s? [11 replies]
7.  IV product disruption [10 replies]
8. Could you tell me if your hospital is still using heparin flush for central lines? [10 replies]
9. Subcutaneous Butterfly - To flush or not to? [9 replies]
10. Smart Infusion Pump Policy [9 replies]
11. Peripheral IV competency package [9 replies]
12. CVAD learning packages [9 replies]
13. How soon can a newly inserted portacath be accessed. [8 replies]
14. Peripheral Insertion Learning package [8 replies]
15. Subcutaneous sites [7 replies]
16. Verifying the patency of a CVAD - positive blood return after aspirating blood prior to flushing [7 replies]
17. Cathflo use in occluded CVAD [7 replies]
18. EPOCH in the community.  Hospital owned pumps? Rental? Process? [7 replies]
19. Flush volume for PICCs prone to plugging | Devices for end of unused PICC |  Flushing PICC post blood withdrawal | Drawing blood from IVAD [7 replies]
20. PICC insertion forms [7 replies]

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