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Catheter pinch-off syndrome: recognition and management.
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PMID:  9369623     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Catheter pinch-off syndrome is an uncommon and often unrecognized complication of central venous catheters. The cause, clinical diagnosis, and management of this unique catheter occlusion are reviewed. Nurses can play a key role in the early detection of catheter pinch-off syndrome as well as the prevention of subsequent catheter fracture and embolization.
D A Andris; E A Krzywda
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of intravenous nursing : the official publication of the Intravenous Nurses Society     Volume:  20     ISSN:  0896-5846     ISO Abbreviation:  J Intraven Nurs     Publication Date:    1997 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-11-26     Completed Date:  1997-11-26     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804311     Medline TA:  J Intraven Nurs     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  233-7     Citation Subset:  N    
Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Catheterization, Central Venous / adverse effects*
Catheters, Indwelling / adverse effects*
Clavicle / anatomy & histology
Embolism / etiology*
Extravasation of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Materials / etiology
Nursing Assessment*
Ribs / anatomy & histology

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