Types of vascular access: assessment, accessing procedure, exit site care, and monitoring of catheters
by Ramaz Mitaishvili, MD
Vascular Access, gives you complete start-to-finish instructions on every procedure to help you meet today's clinical challenges.
Well organized and easy to use for every procedure you'll find:
• What equipment is needed
• How to prepare it, in step-by step details
• Tips and advices you'll need to perform the procedure correctly
• Complications to watch for, how to prevent them, and what to do if they occur
This guide is intended for the practitioner, as well as the student respiratory therapist or nurse who requires a concise, yet comprehensive, reference regarding the all aspects of vascular access. The material is presented in a systematic manner to ecourage the reader to follow a logical sequence of events as they actually occur when a practitioner is ready to perform procedure.
For optimal utilization of this guide, a basic understanding of anatomy, physiology, microbiology, and asepsis is presupposed.
In this guide all vascular access procedures are described, and they are arranged in chapters according to usual clinical priority. The format fro every procedure includes a definition, a discussion, notes on preparation of the patient, and step-by-step description of the procedure.
Dr. Ramaz Mitaishvili became a president and chief executive officer of RM Global Health Inc. on July 27, 2000. As president, he leads the RMGH’s efforts to protect the health of people around the world and provide essential emergency services to those in need. He manages one of the largest private departments in the field of Health Services, with more than 500 employees and contractors.
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