Evidence-based practice regarding pediatric central venous catheters

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This article highlights the key considerations, pitfalls and evidence-based practices regarding the use pediatric central venous catheters” Jamshidi (2019).

Abstract:

Central venous catheters (CVC) are commonplace in the management of critically ill patients and serve a variety of purposes. Venous access is important for the administration of fluid and medications as well as blood procurement needed for lab analyses. However, not every critically ill patient requires a CVC. This article highlights the key considerations, pitfalls and evidence-based practices regarding the use pediatric central venous catheters.

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Reference:

Jamshidi, R. (2019) Central venous catheters: Indications, techniques, and complications. Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. 28(1), p.26-32.

doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2019.01.005.

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