Western Journal of Emergency Medicine: Integrating Emergency Care with Population Health
Accidental Carotid Artery Cannulation Detected by Bedside Ultrasound
- Author(s): Chiles, Kris
- Nagdev, Arun
- et al.
This report highlights the importance of using bedside ultrasound in the emergency department to confirm guide-wire placement when performing central venous catheter placement prior to dilating and cannulating the vessel. [West J Emerg Med. 2011;12(1):100-101.]