Femoral venous catheterization was associated with increased risk for infection and thrombosis in critically ill patients
- Ultrasound guided central venous access; a review of literature. Akhtar, Mohammad Irfan; Hamid, Mohammad // Anaesthesia, Pain & Intensive Care;Jul-Sep2015, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p317
Central venous access is still the standard of care in critically ill patients despite several controversies. Ultrasound guided central venous access is now considered to be the standard of care practice due to its better safety and accuracy profile. Ultrasound guidance not only reduces the...
- Comment on â€œIndwelling time and risk of colonization of peripheral arterial catheters in critically ill patientsâ€ by Khalifa et al. Sakka, Samir // Intensive Care Medicine;May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p953
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Indwelling Time and Risk of Colonization of Peripheral Arterial Catheters in Critically Ill Patients," by Khalifa and colleagues in the January 9, 2009 issue.
- Reply to Dr. Sakka. Mimoz, Olivier // Intensive Care Medicine;May2009, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p955
A response by Olivier Mimoz to a letter to the editor about their article "Indwelling Time and Risk of Colonization of Peripheral Arterial Catheters in Critically Ill Patients" in the January 9, 2009 issue is presented.
- CateterizaciÃ³n de la vena subclavia en pacientes pediÃ¡tricos menores de 10 kg de peso. R., Franco Díaz; F., Alejandro Donoso; A., Jorge Camacho; R., Pablo Cruces; B., José León // Revista Chilena de PediatrÃa;sep/oct2006, Vol. 77 Issue 5, p473
Background: Central venous access are often required in Pediatric Intensive Care Units for hemodynamic monitorization and treatment. The subclavian vein catheterization is unfrequently used in critically ill children. Objective: To demonstrate that subclavian vein catheterization performed by...
- Exploring measurement biases associated with esophageal Doppler monitoring in critically ill patients in intensive care unit. Stawicki, Peter S.; Braslow, Benjamin; Gracias, Vicente H. // Annals of Thoracic Medicine;Oct2007, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p148
BACKGROUND: Esophageal Doppler monitoring (EDM) is utilized in numerous clinical settings. This study examines the relationship between pulmonary artery catheter (PAC) and EDM-derived hemodynamic parameters, concentrating on gender- and age-related EDM measurement biases. MATERIALS AND METHODS:...
- Guide Wire Migration During Femoral Vein Catheterization. Khatami, Mohammad Reza; Abbasi, Rozita; Sadigh, Gelareh // Iranian Journal of Kidney Diseases;Oct2010, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p333
Central vein catheterization is a routine and relatively safe procedure in critically ill patients. Complications with this procedure depend to the site of catheterization and the skill of the operator. In addition to the common complications with femoral vein catheterization there are some rare...
- Patient Characteristics and ICU Organizational Factors That Influence Frequency of Pulmonary Artery Catheterization. Rapoport, John; Teres, Daniel; Steingrub, Jay; Higgins, Thomas; McGee, William; Lemeshow, Stanley // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/17/2000, Vol. 283 Issue 19, p2559
Presents a study to determine pulmonary artery catheter use in relationship to type of intensive care unit (ICU) organization and staffing, and patient characteristics, including severity of illness and insurance coverage. Context; Design; Setting; Patients; Main outcome measures; Results;...
- Use of the pulmonary artery catheter in critically ill patients: was invention the mother of necessity? Hall, Jesse B.; Hall, J B // JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;5/17/2000, Vol. 283 Issue 19, p2577
Editorial. Encourages the contemplation of ways to make a rigorous assessment of tools used daily in caring for critically ill patients. Debates concerning significance of studies on the use of pulmonary artery catheters (PAC); Lack of studies which show a benefit for use of PAC; Discussion of...
- Safety and feasibility of a strategy of early central venous catheter insertion in a deployed UK military Ebola virus disease treatment unit: response to comments by Bordes et al. Rees, Paul // Intensive Care Medicine;Jun2015, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1169
A response from the authors of an article about the safety and feasibility of a strategy of early central venous catheter insertion in a deployed British military Ebola virus disease treatment unit, published online on May 14, 2015, is presented.