TITLE

ASK THE EXPERTS

AUTHOR(S)
Kocan, Mary Jo
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2002, Vol. 22 Issue 6, p70
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on irrigating ventriculostomy catheters. Use of ventriculostomy catheters; List of the major risks associated with irrigation; Details on the appropriate volume and type of solution used in irrigation; Discussion on the level of the practitioner that should perform ventriculostomy irrigation.
ACCESSION #
8634138

 

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