Diagnosis of a missed central line guidewire using critical care ultrasound
Ali Al Bshabshe
Central line, critical care, missed guidewire, ultrasound
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Al Bshabshe A. Diagnosis of a missed central line guidewire using critical care ultrasound. Indian J Crit Care Med 2016; 20 (11):677-679.
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Central venous catheterization, though an imperative tool in the management of critically ill patient, is associated with a variety of complications and some of which can be life-threatening. Here, we report an index case in the field of critical care of detecting a missed guidewire primarily using a bedside critical care ultrasound.
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