Catheter - tube placement

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Catheter - tube placement
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2013-03-19 21:14:43
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  1. measures cardiac function via left heart pressures

    Position : pulmonary artery, seen at mediastinum border
    Swan Ganz
  2. measures cardiac function via right heart pressures.

    Position : superior vena cava near medial border 1st rib
    Central Venous pressure
  3. provides airway;
    Position: 5 to 7 cm above the carina (bifurcation of trachea)
    Endotracheal tube
  4. provides nourishment
    Position: fundus of stomach
    KEO feed tube
  5. maintains cardiac rhythm
    Position: apex Rt ventricle
    Transvenous cardiac pacemaker
  6. therapy type line for long term antibiotics, chemo agents, etc
    Position: superior vena cava between 3rd and 4th rib. do 20 degree RPO for best visualization
    PICC line

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