Monday, March 27, 2017

Q; What is 1 x 1 rule while inserting femoral venous central line catheter?


Ideal location foe central venous catheter via femoral approach is 1 cm below the inguinal ligament and 1 cm medial to the femoral arterial pulsation. Apply all 3 precautions decrease the chances of complications

1. Landmark identifications
2. Palpating arterial pulsation
3. confirmation and performing procedure under ultrasound

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