Chapter

Practical procedures

Punit S. Ramrakha, Kevin P. Moore and Amir Sam

in Oxford Handbook of Acute Medicine

Third edition

Published on behalf of © Punit S. Ramrakha and Kevin P. Moore

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780199230921
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199598793 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199230921.003.15

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Practical procedures

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Arterial blood sampling - Arterial line insertion 1 - Arterial line insertion 2 - Central line insertion - Internal jugular vein cannulation - Subclavian vein cannulation - Ultrasound (US)-guided central venous catheterization 1 - US-guided central venous catheterization 2 - Pulmonary artery catheterization 1 - Pulmonary artery catheterization 2 - Pulmonary artery catheterization 3 - Indications for temporary pacing - Temporary cardiac pacing: ventricular pacing - Temporary cardiac pacing: atrial pacing - Temporary cardiac pacing: complications - Pericardial aspiration 1 - Pericardial aspiration 2 - DC cardioversion 1 - DC cardioversion 2 - Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation 1 - Intra-aortic balloon counterpulsation 2 - Principles of respiratory support - Mechanical ventilation - Nasal ventilation - Positive pressure ventilation - Percutaneous cricothyrotomy - Endotracheal intubation - Aspiration of a pneumothorax - Aspiration of a pleural effusion - Insertion of a chest drain 1 - Insertion of a chest drain 2 - Ascitic tap (paracentesis) - Total paracentesis - Insertion of Sengstaken–Blakemore tube - Percutaneous liver biopsy - Transjugular liver biopsy - Transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) - Peritoneal dialysis (PD) - Intermittent haemodialysis - Haemofiltration - Plasmapheresis - Renal biopsy - pHi determination (gastric tonometer) - Joint aspiration - Intracranial pressure monitoring - Lumbar puncture 1 - Lumbar puncture 2 - Needlestick injuries

Chapter.  17904 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Acute Medicine

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