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Predictors of vascular complications post diagnostic cardiac catheterization and percutaneous coronary interventions.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16721193     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Care of patients after cardiac catheterization and/or percutaneous coronary intervention is largely the responsibility of nurses. The identification of risk factors for vascular complications from these procedures is important for the development of protocols to prevent complications. This article describes a retrospective, descriptive, and correlational study of 11,119 patients who underwent cardiac catheterization and/or percutaneous intervention, with femoral artery access, in the years 2001 to 2003. Increased risk for vascular complications was found in patients who were older than 70 years, were female, had renal failure, underwent percutaneous intervention, and had a venous sheath.
Cheryl J P Dumont; Arlene W Keeling; Cheryl Bourguignon; Ian J Sarembock; Melanie Turner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dimensions of critical care nursing : DCCN     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0730-4625     ISO Abbreviation:  Dimens Crit Care Nurs     Publication Date:    2006 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-24     Completed Date:  2006-07-21     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8211489     Medline TA:  Dimens Crit Care Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  137-42     Citation Subset:  N    
Winchester Medical Center, Winchester, VA 22601, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty, Transluminal, Percutaneous Coronary / adverse effects*,  nursing
Femoral Artery
Heart Catheterization / adverse effects*,  nursing
Hospitals, University
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications / classification,  epidemiology*
Retrospective Studies
Risk Assessment*
Risk Factors
United States / epidemiology
Grant Support
F31-NR008652-01A2/NR/NINR NIH HHS; K30-AT-00060/AT/NCCAM NIH HHS

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