Procedures - Subclavian Line is a multimedia guide to everything you need to know about performing the subclavian venous catheter insertion procedure.
Developed by MeisterMed and procedural training expert, Joseph Esherick, M.D., it is the perfect tool for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians.
Procedures: Subclavian Line is one of the 15 hospital-based procedures included in Procedures: Hospital Collection - now available in the App Store. Also, check out Procedures: Lumbar Puncture - now free in the App Store.
Content include indications for central venous access, contraindications, complications, and billing codes. In addition to a detailed step-by-step description of the subclavian insertion technique, a high-resolution color image identifies anatomical landmarks and the best position for needle entry.
Best of all, the App includes a high-resolution, narrated video demonstrating the proper technique for performing subclavian venous catheter insertion.
Please note that this App is intended for medical professionals and does not substitute for clinical training and experience. It is not appropriate for use by non-medical personnel.
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