Table of Contents Introduction to Triple Lumen Central Venous Catheters Central venous catheters (CVCs) are indispensable in modern medicine. Among the various designs, the triple-lumen CVC stands out for its
Central line placement is a critical procedure in healthcare settings, often performed in emergency situations or for patients with complex medical needs. Ensuring its success is paramount to patient safety.
Central venous catheter-related bloodstream infections are challenging hospital-acquired infections that occur in an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 patients annually in the United States, (1) have a 10%–30% mortality rate, and
Once you have finished inserting a central venous catheter, it’s time to document your hard work. Clear documentation of the procedure, techniques used, and potential challenges related to central line
Introduction to the Seldinger Technique The Seldinger Technique is a foundational medical procedure employed by interventional radiologists, cardiologists, and virtually any medical professional looking to access a vein or artery. This method
Rapid Central Vein Assessment (RaCeVA) is a systematic, standardized approach for ultrasound assessment before central venous catheterization. Ultrasound use for central line placement not only provides superior procedural advantages but
Central venous catheterization is a vital medical procedure, widely used in various healthcare settings. While it plays a crucial role in patient care, it also carries inherent risks, including arterial