TITLE

Femoral Artery Closure After Cardiac Catheterization

AUTHOR(S)
Hamel, Wallace J.
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Feb2009, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the benefits resulting from percutaneous cardiac interventions quickly restoring blood flow to the heart. It describes how femoral artery closure devices work, the potential vascular complications that may occur with their use, and the recommended time to ambulation and discharge. After diagnostic and interventional cardiac catheterization, it is noted that femoral artery closure devices offer quicker time to hemostasis, ambulation, and discharge than does manual compression.
ACCESSION #
36381747

 

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