Procedural Guidance Step 3

Step 3 (3 hours): Reading:

Moore, Christopher L. “Ultrasound first, second, and last for vascular access.” Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 33.7 (2014): 1135-1142.

Stachura, Maja R., et al. “A comparison of the supraclavicular and infraclavicular views for imaging the subclavian vein with ultrasound.” The American journal of emergency medicine 32.8 (2014): 905-908.

Sommerkamp, Sarah K., et al. “A comparison of longitudinal and transverse approaches to ultrasound-guided axillary vein cannulation.” The American journal of emergency medicine 31.3 (2013): 478-481.


Before moving onto the next section, please complete the following:

1. (From Moore Article): Success using ultrasound guidance requires appropriate equipment, optimal vessel selection, and effectively using ultrasound to guide the ____ position.

2. (From Stachura Article): Physicians asked to decide which view provided the best view of cannulation stated the right ____ view was best.

3. (From Sommerkamp Article): In regard to their main outcome, the proportion with initial success was higher with the _____ view than the ____ orientation.


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