• Published 2011

Serious Gaming to Improve the Safety of Central Venous Catheter Placement

@inproceedings{Katz2011SeriousGT,
  title={Serious Gaming to Improve the Safety of Central Venous Catheter Placement},
  author={Daniel Katz and Samuel DeMaria},
  year={2011}
}
Approximately 5 million central venous catheters (CVCs) are placed by physicians annually in the United States, with a complication rate of 15%. Guidelines and recommendations are continually being established and updated regarding CVC placement. While much has been done regarding training the technical skills of CVC placement using part-task trainers (i.e., mannequins), successfully finding and cannulating a central vein is but one part of the process. In fact, many steps designed to prevent… CONTINUE READING

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