Peripheral and Central Access

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FireJosh
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219105
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Peripheral and Central Access
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2013-05-11 16:23:10
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CCEMTP course
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  1. 3 arterial line complications
    • compartment syndrome
    • ischemic necrosis of digits
    • arterial occlusions
  2. causes of arterial waveform dampening in A-line
    • blood clots
    • kinking
    • air bubbles
    • viscous drag of saline in line
  3. 3 complications of flush bags running low in arterial lines
    • clotting
    • air embolism
    • inaccurate readings
  4. what kind of special injection non-coring needles are used to access a port a cath (SVAD)
    Huber needle
  5. complications of CVC
    • infection¬†
    • bleeding¬†
    • pneumothorax
    • hemothorax
    • thrombosis
    • air or catheter embolism
    • dysrhythmias
    • nerve injury

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