Tips For Placing Radial Arterial Lines

Over the course of my training, I’ve placed countless radial arterial lines. In this video, I’ll share some of the tips I learned along the way! 🙂

Drop me a comment with questions or if you have any tips to share!

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    • Like the “top down” camera view- I can see how that would be handy. Would be interesting if you could do a video version of this in the OR, with a split screen of the U/S image and patient’s wrist shown simultaneously to be able to really appreciate that “walking the probe proximal” maneuver that is required to follow the needle tip as it approaches and eventually pierces the anterior arterial wall.
      Easier said than done I suspect!


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