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Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual / Edition 1
     

Venous Catheters: A Practical Manual / Edition 1

by Philip C. Pieters, Jaime Tisnado, Matthew A. Mauro, Jaime Tisnado, Matthew A. Mauro
 

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ISBN-10: 086577921X

ISBN-13: 9780865779211

Pub. Date: 11/30/2002

Publisher: Thieme

As the number of patients requiring venous access continues to grow rapidly, catheter placement procedures have become an integral part of every radiology department. This practical book presents a comprehensive overview of virtually every topic pertaining to central catheters, describing everything you need to provide optimal patient care. Throughout, leading

Overview

As the number of patients requiring venous access continues to grow rapidly, catheter placement procedures have become an integral part of every radiology department. This practical book presents a comprehensive overview of virtually every topic pertaining to central catheters, describing everything you need to provide optimal patient care. Throughout, leading experts offer "helpful hints" on dealing with commonly occurring problems.

The book is filled with key information on topics such as venous anatomy, indications, catheter designs, and the newest technology in the field. It covers the entire process: from choosing the ideal catheter and proper placement to treating complications and post-surgical follow-up.

Benefit from these special features:

  • More than 250 detailed illustrations show every step of central catheter placement
  • "How-to-do-it" format enhances understanding of the procedures
  • Authors discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the different catheters

Here is the essential review of venous access that all interventional and general radiologists, nephrologists, and vascular surgeons need to become proficient in radiological catheter placement. For residents, it is an ideal introduction to the field and board preparation guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865779211
Publisher:
Thieme
Publication date:
11/30/2002
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgmentsix
List of Contributorsxi
1.Establishing (and Maintaining) a Venous Access Service1
2.Vascular Anatomy of the Central and Peripheral Veins8
3.Techniques of Venous Catheter Placement17
4.Central Venous Catheters: Materials, Designs, and Selection76
5.Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters and Ports85
6.Tunneled Catheters and Chest Ports97
7.Access for Hemodialysis119
8.Catheter Placement in Pediatric Patients154
9.Placement of Central Catheters in Specific Circumstances169
10.Alternative Routes of Catheter Placement190
11.Catheter Malfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment208
12.Catheter Care234
13.Complications of Central Venous Access249
14.Central Venous Access Catheter Infections: An Overview281
15.Catheter and Port Removal: Techniques and Follow-Up Care291
Index301

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