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Title Central venous catheters / edited by Helen Hamilton, Andrew R. Bodenham
Published Chichester, U.K. : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Series Wiley Series in Nursing
Wiley series in nursing.
Contents The history of central venous access -- Applied anatomy of the central veins -- Patient examination and assessment : choice of devices -- Catheter design and materials -- Cannulation of the jugular veins -- Practical venous access via the femoral vein -- Central venous access via the subclavian and axillary veins -- Peripherally inserted central catheters -- Ultrasound guided venous access -- The role of diagnostic and interventional radiology in the placement and management of central venous catheters -- Problems and practical solutions during insertion of catheters -- Complications of central venous access -- The pathogenisis and prevention of intravascular catheter related infections -- Aftercare and management of central venous access devices -- Removal of central venous access devices
Summary This book addresses all the issues a patient may experience prior to receiving a VAD. Selection of equipment, practical aspects of technique, the pros and cons of the various veins, and modifications of technique for certain circumstances are examined. Covereage also includes the roles played by radiologists, anaesthetists, surgeons, nurses, and other team memebers. Throughout the chapters a reference is made to the IV Therapy Standards published by the Royal College of Nursing IV Therapy Forum in 2003. Each chapter is evidence based and fully referenced
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Blood-vessels -- Cutdown.
Intravenous catheterization.
Nursing.
Catheterization, Central Venous.
Form Electronic book
Author Bodenham, Andrew.
Hamilton, Helen, 1944-
Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN 0470019948
0470319216 (electronic bk.)
0470750189
9780470019948
9780470319215 (electronic bk.)
9780470750186