Arterial and Venous Catheter Insertion

Chapter

Abstract

Vascular cannulation is one of the most common procedures in any Intensive Care Unit. Indwelling vascular catheters are used for multiple diagnostic and therapeutic purposes.

Keywords

Catheter Syringe Perforation Pneumothorax Flushing 

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anaesthesia & Intensive CarePapworth HospitalCambridgeUK
  2. 2.Clinical Department of Anaesthesiology and Surgical Intensive CareUniversity Medical Centre LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia

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