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Access Scientific--makers of POWERWAND® and PICC WAND®--offers virtually bloodless vascular access using Accelerated Seldinger Technique. The POWERWAND is the first and only 3.1” power-injectable midline catheter (5Fr) for blood sampling and fluid/medication administration up to 29 days. The next great advance in vascular access is here—The WAND.

Access Scientific

 •  August 28

The new POWERWAND™ XL is designed specifically for clinicians who prefer to use a component-based, over-wire insertion technique similar to the Modified Seldinger Technique (MST) they currently use. The XL technique feels similar to the MST but has these advantages:
* Improves clinical outcomes through atraumatic catheter insertion
* Designed to...

Access Scientific

 •  March 20

Finally, a real solution for hard-stick patients
POWERWAND’s 3Fr, 6cm Extended Dwell Catheter
delivers better results for hard-stick patients

Think about your own practice: How often does it happen that you are called to start a peripheral IV on a hard-stick patient, only to have to restart it the next day?
Did you know that the median dwell...

Access Scientific

 •  November 11, 2016

Understanding why the POWERWAND™ is superior to any other midline on the market. Understanding why the POWERWAND™ is superior to any other midline on the market.Why do clinicians continually choose the POWERWAND over other midlines?The POWERWAND is chosen time and time again for its performance—high-flow (130-180 ml/min.), kink-resistant, blood-drawable, power-injectable (8ml/sec)This performance has been validated by a large...

Access Scientific

 •  August 23, 2016

The new POWERWAND™ XL is designed specifically for clinicians who prefer to use a component-based, over-wire insertion technique similar to the Modified Seldinger Technique (MST) they currently use. 

Access Scientific

 •  June 28, 2016

The POWERAND XL’s new, easy insertion technique delivers the evidence-based, best in class midline The POWERAND XL’s new, easy insertion technique delivers the evidence-based, best in class midline The new POWERWAND™ XL is designed specifically for clinicians who prefer to use a component-based, over-wire insertion technique similar to the Modified Seldinger Technique (MST) they currently use. The XL technique feels similar to the MST but has these advantages:* Improves clinical outcomes through atraumatic catheter insertion* Designed to...

Access Scientific

 •  May 31, 2016

ONE-STICK Hospitalization despite 1 major surgery and 2 code blues“I never thought it was possible,” said an amazed RN at one of the nation’s major teaching hospitals, “until we started using the POWERWAND midline. Now it happens all the time. My mother-in-law was thrilled.”Her mother-in-law was admitted with a major medical problem requiring...

Access Scientific

 •  November 10, 2015

Why? Because only one, the POWERWAND™ is made of Chronoflex® C.A robust POWERWAND midline program has been proven to reduce CLABSIs by reducing central line days. This is because unnecessary central lines are avoided and necessary central lines are removed more quickly when POWERWANDs are present1

Access Scientific

 •  October 28, 2015

Vascular Access Specialist (VAS): What really is the best midline catheter for my patients? All manufacturers seem to claim their midline is the best. How do I know where the truth lies? 

Access Scientific

 •  September 16, 2015

Cut a catheter and you increase the likelihood of DVT by 300-500%1. (Steele 2015) Why? Two reasons: First, cut catheter surfaces are rough and ragged. Just look at the photograph on the left. Second, as you peel away the introducer sheath, then push the catheter back in, then peel again—the jagged edge of the cut catheter scrapes and scours the ...

Access Scientific

 •  June 3, 2015

Vascular Access Specialist (VAS): What really is the best midline catheter for my patients? All manufacturers seem to claim their midline is the best. How do I know where the truth lies? Access Scientific Clinician (ASC): That’s easy. The truth lies in peer-reviewed published studies. Look at the literature—not simply claims, anecdotes, or ...