The use of ultrasonography for arterial line placement is associated with decreased first-attempt failure…” Gottlieb and Bailitz (2016).
The use of ultrasonography for arterial line placement is associated with decreased first-attempt failure, mean attempts to successful placement, mean time to successful placement, and associated complications compared with direct palpation.
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Gottlieb, M. and Bailitz, J. (2016) Is Ultrasonographic Guidance More Successful Than Direct Palpation for Arterial Line Placement? April 13th. [epub ahead of print].
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