TITLE

Tobramycin Levels Obtained from Central Venous Access Devices

PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Pediatric Nursing;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p468
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A quiz related to the accuracy of tobramycin levels obtained from central venous access devices (CVADs) is presented.
ACCESSION #
36085309

 

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