Journal article

The Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters in Pediatrics: miniMAGIC.

Amanda J Ullman, Steven J Bernstein, Erin Brown, Ranjit Aiyagari, Darcy Doellman, E Vincent S Faustino, Beth Gore, Jeffrey P Jacobs, Julie Jaffray, Tricia Kleidon, Prashant V Mahajan, Craig A McBride, Kayce Morton, Stephanie Pitts, Elizabeth Prentice, Douglas C Rivard, Erin Shaughnessy, Marc Stranz, Joshua Wolf, David S Cooper Show all

Pediatrics | Published : 2020

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Vascular access device decision-making for pediatric patients remains a complex, highly variable process. To date, evidence-based criteria to inform these choices do not exist. The objective of the Michigan Appropriateness Guide for Intravenous Catheters in pediatrics (miniMAGIC) was to provide guidance on device selection, device characteristics, and insertion technique for clinicians, balancing and contextualizing evidence with current practice through a multidisciplinary panel of experts. METHODS: The RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles Appropriateness Method was used to develop miniMAGIC, which included the following sequential phases: definition of sco..

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