Search Tag: Ultrasound-guided CVC Placement

IMAGING Management

'One Stick Standard': vascular access using ultrasound

2019 13 Feb

Executive Summary The majority of critical care patients (80%) undergo central venous catheterisations (CVCs) for administration of fluids or blood products; haemodynamic monitoring; haemodialysis or transvenous pacing. In this upcoming article in HealthManagement the Journal, Dr. Nidhi Nikhani, Assistant Medical Director at Banner Telehealth... Read more

ICU Management

Ultrasound-guided CVC Placement: A Structured Approach

2017 05 Sep

Ultrasound guidance can improve patient safety and procedural quality during central venous catheter (CVC) placement in the internal jugular vein, according to a new study published in the journal Critical Care. Although CVC placement is a routine procedure in intensive care medicine and anaesthesiology, acute severe complications (such as arterial... Read more