December 2014
Journal of the Association for Vascular Access;2014, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p211
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts on topics related to vascular access which include "CAJ without CXR: One Small Hospital's Journey to Change the Paradigm in Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter Tip Termination in Adults," by Andrea K. Owens, "A Global Prevalence Study on Peripheral CatheterseThe OMG PIVC Study," by Evan Alexandrou, and "Live Cadavers, a New Model for Vascular Access Training," by Emad Aboud.


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