Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Hamilton, Helen and Bodenham, Andy
Addresses all the issues a patient may experience prior to receiving a VAD
In this book, selection of equipment, practical aspects of technique, the pros and cons of the various veins, and modifications of technique for certain circumstances are examined. Coverage also includes the roles played by radiologists, anaesthetists, surgeons, nurses, and other team members. Throughout the chapters a reference is made to the IV Therapy Standards published by the Royal College of Nursing IV Therapy Forum in 2003. Each chapter is evidence based and fully referenced.
Central Venous Catheters