TITLE

The clinical anatomy of the great veins of the neck

PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Feb2010, Vol. 71 Issue 2, pM20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the anatomy of the major veins in the neck in Great Britain. It mentions that doctors should have mastery of these arteries because insufficient knowledge can lead to damage when undergoing rapid fluid replacement, infusion of hypertonic and use of percutaneous pacemakers. It states that the internal jugular veins are the ones the commence at the jugular forament of the skull, while the superficial veins are those the join to form retromandibular vein.
ACCESSION #
48001505

 

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