Peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC); drawing of a PICC line that goes from a vein in the upper right arm to a large vein above the right side of the heart called the superior vena cava. An inset shows a PICC line in the arm with a clear plastic dressing over it. An intravenous line attached to the PICC is also shown.
Portacaths are devices used to deliver intravenous (IV) medications into the bloodstream and to draw blood for laboratory testing. A portacath, or âport,â is a type of venous access device that provides continuous access to a large blood vessel
The Clinical Use of Blood in Medicine, Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Surgery & Anaesthesia, Trauma & Burns: Part 2 - Transfusion in clinical practice: Trauma & acute surgery: Initial assessment and resuscitation
Meningitis and septicaemia are deadly diseases that can kill in hours. Meningitis is the inflammation of the lining around the brain and spinal cord. Septicaemia is the blood poisoning form of the disease. Meningitis and septicaemia can cause.
Parkland formula: 4 mL/kg × % total BSA burned (pediatrics give 3 mL/kg); given in first 8 hours, remainder over 16 hours Target urine output: mL/kg/h in adults; mL/kg/h in children Conside for Chemical