Central line mechanical complication rate in emergency medicine patients.

Abstract

UNLABELLED Central line (CL) placement in the emergency department (ED) is a common practice. Previously published small-scale studies have quoted mechanical complication rates in emergency medicine patients of 10-15%. OBJECTIVE To determine the mechanical complication rate of central venous catheterization in a large (65,000 visits/year) academic urban… (More)

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@article{Steele2001CentralLM, title={Central line mechanical complication rate in emergency medicine patients.}, author={R. Steele and Charlene Babcock Irvin}, journal={Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine}, year={2001}, volume={8 2}, pages={204-7} }