Pearls on Intensive Care Medicine Practice - Project "Critical Care A Day"
Friday, May 22, 2015
Why it is important to avoid the syringe used to anesthetize the thoracentesis site, to collect pleural fluid?
3 things which may significantly effect the PH and consequently diagnosis are
The syringe used to anesthetize the thoracentesis site should not be used to collect pleural fluid because even a small volume of residual lidocaine will affect pH.
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