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Archive for May, 2007

Access – Lecture Bibliography

Ambesh Manuever Volume 95(6), December 2001, pp 1377-1379.

Costantino TG et al. Ultrasonography-guided peripheral intravenous access versus traditional approaches in patients with difficult intravenous access. Ann Emerg Med 2005 Nov; 46:456-61.

Brannam L et al. Emergency Nurses Utilization of Ultrasound Guidance
for Placement of Peripheral Intravenous Lines in
Difficult-access Patients Academic Emergency Medicine 2004; 11:1361–1363.

Lewin, M et al. Humming Is as Effective as Valsalva’s Maneuver and
Trendelenburg’s Position for Ultrasonographic Visualization
of the Jugular Venous System and Common Femoral Veins doi:10.1016/j.annemergmed.2007.01.024

Leung G et. al. Real-Time Ultrasonographically-Guided Internal Jugular Vein Catheterization in the Emergency Department Increases Success Rates and Reduces Complications: A Randomized, Prospective Study. Annals of Emergency Medicine Volume 48, Issue 5, November 2006, Pages 540-547

Higgs Z et. al. The Seldinger technique: 50 years on. Lancet. 2005 Oct 15-21;366(9494):1407-9. Epub 2005 Jul 20.
Derek A. Riebau, James F. Selph & Adrian A. Jarquin-Valdivia: Acute Ischemic Strokes after Central Line Placement: The Internet Journal of Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine. 2005; Volume 8, Number 2
Albrecht et al. Applied anatomy of the superior vena cava—the carina as a landmark to guide central venous catheter placement British Journal of Anaesthesia 92(1): 75. (2004)
Stonelake PA, et al. The carina as a radiological landmark for central venous
catheter tip position. British Journal of Anaesthesia 96 (3): 335–40 (2006)

Maury E et. Al. Ultrasonic Examination – An alternative to chest radiography after central venous catheter insertion. Am J Resp Crit Care Medicine Vol 164 pp403-405

Maki DG et. al. Prospective randomised trial of povidone-iodine, alcohol, and chlorhexidine for prevention of infection associated with central venous and arterial catheters. Lancet 1991 Aug 10;338(8763):339-43.

Kitgawa N et. al. Proper Shoulder Position for Subclavian Venipuncture A Prospective Randomized Clinical Trial and Anatomical Perspectives Using Multislice Computed Tomography. Anesthesiology 2004; 101:1306 –12.

Veenstra DL et. al. Efficacy of antiseptic-impregnated central venous catheters in preventing catheter-related bloodstream infection: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 1999 Jan 20;281(3):261-7.

Osma S et. al. Efficacy of antiseptic-impregnated catheters on catheter colonization and catheter-related bloodstream infections in patients in an intensive care unit. J Hosp Infect. 2006 Feb;62(2):156-62. Epub 2005 Nov 22.

Robers & Hedges Clinical Procedures in Emergency Medicine

Written by phil

May 23rd, 2007 at 4:16 am

Posted in Lecture Notes

MI Team Activation

7AM- 10PM

To activate the MI Team call the cath lab at 241-5881, tell the clerk that the MI Team is being activated, and ask to speak to an interventional attending to discuss the case. If you can, please document the time you made the call.

10PM- 7AM

To activate the MI Team call AMAC who will then contact the interventional attending on call- this gives you the option of discussing the case/ faxing an EKG to the interventional attending in cases that are borderline. Activation of the remainder of the team will be performed by the interventional attending.

Written by phil

May 17th, 2007 at 6:43 pm

Posted in ED Guidelines