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Routine chest roentgenogram to confirm catheter placement in a postsurgical patient showed a left-sided internal jugular central venous catheter that did not appear to cross the midline. Arterial blood gas samples showed greater oxygenation from the central catheter as compared with the peripheral arterial sample. However, a transduced waveform showed a(More)
Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) consist of numerous autonomous sensor nodes devices are spatially distributed to sense and monitor various changes of the environment surrounding us. Such devices are also capable to communicate in wireless sensor networks and that can also sense, monitor, transmit, receive or process numerous data like pressure, temperature,(More)
AIM The number of patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) has shown a consistent rise in India in recent years. Continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) remains one of the safe and effective forms of treatment. In this study, we have tried to assess the effectiveness of field block technique for analgesia during catheter placement surgery until(More)
BACKGROUND Non-physician advanced practice providers (APPs) such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants are being increasingly utilized as critical care providers in the United States. The objectives of this study were to determine the utilization of APPs in the intensive care units (ICU)s of academic medical centers (AMCs) and to assess the(More)
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