Wednesday, August 09, 2006
tip of central line
Saturday July 22, 2006
Do you need to pull back the central line?
Ideally, tip of central venous catheter should not lie in cardiac structures and the desirable position is mid superior vena cava.
Simple tip: If the tip of central venous catheter is above the superior margin of Right mainstem bronchus, it is unlikely to be in atrium.
Posted by ICU room Pearls at 9:27 AM