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Venous Access Made Easy

1st Edition

By James Michael Forsyth, Ahmed Shalan, Andrew Roger Thompson

CRC Press

126 pages | 91 Color Illus. | 11 B/W Illus.

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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.

  • Follows the trends of the NHS and riding the wave of the midline/PICC line revolution
  • Compact and affordable
  • highly relevant to daily practice
  • Useful for specialists and generalists alike, truly multi-disciplinary

Table of Contents

1. VENOUS ACCESS PLANNING. Venous access glossary. Venous anatomy .Basic ultrasound use. Venous access assessment. Choosing the right venous access approach 2. VENOUS ACCESS PROCEDURES. Peripheral venous cannulation. Ultrasound guided peripheral cannulation .Midline insertion.PICC line insertion. 3. VENOUS ACCESS AFTERCARE/OVERVIEW. Care & maintenance of venous lines .Complications. Single best answer assessment.

About the Authors

James Michael Forsyth MBBS MRCS PGDip (HPE) is a vascular and endovascular surgery registrar completing his specialist training in the Yorkshire Deanery, England. He qualified from St George's Hospital Medical School (University of London) in 2011. He has a passion for medical education and is currently studying at the Hull York Medical School for an MSc in Health Professionals Education. He has specific interests in diabetic foot disease and vascular access.

Ahmed Shalan MBBS MRCS ChM is a vascular surgery trainee in west midlands, England. He graduated from Cairo Medical School 2007. He moved to England in 2013 as speciality doctor of vascular and endovascular surgery in York Teaching Hospital for 5 years where he managed to coordinate and participate deeply in difficult venous and long term access service in York Hospital for over 3 years. He has passion for patient education and surgical training.

Andrew R Thompson MBBS, BMedSci, MD(Res), FRCS(Gen) is a consultant vascular surgeon and the lead clinician for North Yorkshire Vascular Unit. He qualified from The Royal London and St Bartholomew Hospitals Medical School in 1998, wrote his thesis on abdominal aortic aneurysm genetics at University College London for the British Heart Foundation in 2007 and completed his training with the Oxford postgraduate deanery in 2010. In 2011 he spent a year as the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland Endovascular Fellow at St Mary’s Hospital, London. He is currently a consultant vascular and endovascular surgeon at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he manages all major vascular pathology as part of a team of surgeons and radiologists, for a population of 800,000. Interests include distal reconstruction, renal access, complex abdominal aortic surgery and thoracic outlet syndrome.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
MEDICAL / Surgery / General
MEDICAL / Surgery / Vascular