Medicine for Technicians
7th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference
Discusses the different methods of intravenous catheterization and proper care and placement techniques for each method. Peripheral intravenous catheters will be discussed along with the most current care guidelines. Tips and tricks for placing catheters on tricky vessels will be provided. This talk will also focus on alternative and advanced catheterization, including Peripheral Intravenous Central Catheters (PICC), central lines and sampling lines. Risks and benefits of each type of catheterization will be discussed, as well as indications for placement of various lines.