Comparative results of the two methods of port catheter application and evaluation of patient comfort with visual analogue scale

@inproceedings{Altinay2015ComparativeRO,
  title={Comparative results of the two methods of port catheter application and evaluation of patient comfort with visual analogue scale},
  author={Levent Altinay and Mehmet Acipayam and Iyad Fansa and Cem Lale and {\"U}mit Halici and Ramazan Davran and Hanifi Bayaroğullari and Mehmet Rami Helvac},
  year={2015}
}
Objectives: To evaluate the two different methods of port catheterization and evaluation of patient comfort with an objective scale. Background: Port catheters are essential in long term drug administrations such as chemotherapy or intravenous alimentation. Methods: Forty-six patients were port-catheterized between 01.05.2013 31.10.2013 in our clinic. Group 1 (n=21) consisted of non-aided catheter procedures and Group 2 (n=25) consisted of ultrasonography aided catheter application procedures… CONTINUE READING