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Central Line Versus Peripheral IV Flow Rates In Resuscitation

The indications for central venous catheters (CVCs) include invasive hemodynamic monitoring, transvenous cardiac pacing, hemodialysis, lack of peripheral venous access, administration of vasopressors, nutritional support, and in some texts…. volume resuscitation. It’s this last one that bothers me. Yes, some CVCs like multi-lumen access catheters (MAC) can be wonderful for massive resuscitation, …

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Who Do We Save?

Trauma anesthesia is a whole different game – you never know what could roll through the door at a moment’s notice. Some patients are innocent victims of car accidents, crossfire, or simply being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Others were injured while engaging in criminal activity. As …

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