126 pages | 91 Color Illus. | 11 B/W Illus.
This book provides simple and practical instructions on how to perform safe and easy venous cannulation, and how to insert midlines and PICC lines using ultrasound. It aidsunderstanding of the relevant anatomy, shows how to use the ultrasound machine, and how to insert such lines using ultrasound guidance. Readers will feel confident and well prepared to deal with patients requiring difficult venous access, giving them simple solutions that can be learned very quickly. These skills will also be globally beneficial for patients and healthcare institutions alike.
PART 1 VENOUS ACCESS PLANNING. 1. Venous Access Glossary. 2. Venous Anatomy. 3. Basic Ultrasound Use. 4. Venous Access Assessment 5. Choosing the Right Venous Access Approach. PART 2. VENOUS ACCESS PROCEDURES. 6. Peripheral Venous Cannulation. 7. Ultrasound-Guided Peripheral Venous Cannulation. 8. Midline Insertion. 9. PICC Line Insertion. PART 3. VENOUS ACCESS AFTERCARE/OVERVIEW. 10. Care & Maintenance of Venous Lines. 11. Complications. 12. Single Best Answer Assessment.