Thursday, December 16, 2010

Central Venous Catheters

Paperback: 266 pages
Publisher: Wiley; 1 edition (April 6, 2009)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0470019948
ISBN-13: 978-0470019948

This book addresses all the issues a patient may experience prior to receiving a VAD. 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, anesthetists, 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. 

About the Author 

Helen Hamilton, Clinical Director, Department of Parenteral Nutrition and Vascular Access, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals Trust, Headington. Oxford. 

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