Vascular cannulation

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Vascular cannulation is an essential tool for fluid and drug administration, accurate monitoring of hemodynamic parameters, and blood sampling in critically ill patients. Preparation, indications, contraindications, clinical utility, and techniques for vascular cannulation are reviewed in this chapter. The sites of catheterization and complications of arterial, central venous, and pulmonary artery catheterization are also presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSurgical Intensive Care Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer US
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9780387778921
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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