Articles in "arterial line placement"

Which cirrhotic patients are at high risk for bleeding during hospital procedures?

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

This blog will offer some expert recommendations to help guide the safety of hospital procedures at different platelet and coagulation profiles.

Arterial Lines Carry a Similar Risk of Catheter-Associated Bloodstream Infections as Central Lines

by Joseph Esherick, M.D., FAAFP, FHM

Many clinicians admit that they do not follow CDC guidelines for arterial catheter insertion even though the rate of bloodstream infections is similar between central lines and arterial lines.