Complications associated with venous access devices: part one
Helen Hamilton Senior nurse, Vascular access, Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford
This article, the first of two, identifies the primary complications that can arise when inserting central venous access devices. The second part, to be published next week, examines secondary complications and preventive measures.
Nursing Standard. 20, 26,43-50. doi: 10.7748/ns2006.03.20.26.43.c4087
Published in print: 08 March 2006Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review