Is Aseptic Technique for Ultrasound Guided Peripheral Lines Enough? Widespread use of ultrasound guided peripheral intravenous catheters will reduce reliance on central lines, thus decreasing the central line device utilization ratios (DUR).  In theory and practice, high DURs correlate with…
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One of the most common indications for placing a central venous catheter is “no IV access”.  I certainly have placed numerous central lines for this reason.  Unfortunately, this practice is not without consequences.  In addition to patient discomfort and mechanical…
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