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AUTHOR(S)
Leeper, Barbara
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2006, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p137
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the standard isotonic sodium chloride solution and heparin in pressure monitoring systems. Benefits offered by heparin in peripheral and arterial catheters according to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Thunder I Project; Effects of heparinized and nonheparinized flush solutions on the patency of arterial pressure monitoring catheters. Reasons of clinicians for changing their practice to the use of nonheparinized flush solutions for pressure monitoring systems.
ACCESSION #
20342570

 

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