TITLE

Ultrasonographic guidance increased successful insertion of internal jugular vein catheter in the emergency department

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a study which states that ultrasonographic guidance has increased successful insertion of internal jugular vein catheter in the emergency department (ED). For the study, 130 patients, who required central venous access in the ED took part. Trauma patients in whom the cervical spine could not be cleared and patients with uncorrected severe coagulopathy were excluded.
ACCESSION #
24685679

 

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