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Accidental Carotid Artery Cannulation Detected by Bedside Ultrasound

  • Author(s): Chiles, Kris
  • Nagdev, Arun
  • et al.
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Abstract

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.]

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