Vimeo AEUS - CVL
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Which of the following statements is FALSE?
Inadvertent puncture of the carotid artery has the ability to cause significant morbidity to patients
The IJ is not always located lateral to the carotid artery
The first studies demonstrating using US guidance for CVL placement were published in the 1980's
As seen with other types of scanning, the probe indicator should always be to the patient's head OR right when doing procedural ultrasound
Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding US-guided CVL placement?
You should only pre-scan the vessels of interest if the patient has known trauma to that area or is coagulopathic
When using the ultrasound to place a CVL, you can use regular gel (non-sterile) as long as you cleaned the neck and ultrasound probe completely
There is an increased risk for inadvertent carotid artery punctures when the patient is hypotensive
Guide wires are not echogenic, therefore cannot be see to confirm correct vessel cannulation
What does the NALTA acronym for vessel cannulation stand for?
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