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Intravenous catheterization

Synonym(s): IV catheterization

Contributor(s): Gayle Hallowell, Craig Johnson, Nicola Menzies-Gow, Vetstream Ltd

Introduction

Selection of a catheter

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Sites for catheterization

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Placement of the catheter

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Maintenance of the catheter

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Complications

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Further Reading

Publications

Refereed papers
  • Recent references fromPubMedandVetMedResource.
  • KElmer G, Catasus C T, Saxton A M & Elliot S B (2009)Evaluation of indwelling intravenous catheters for the regional perfusion of the limbs of horses. Vet Rec165(17), 496-501PubMed.
  • Geraghty T E, Love S, Taylor D J, Mellor D J & Hughes K K (2009)Assessment of subclinical venous catheter-related diseases in horses and associated risk factors. Vet Rec164(8), 227-231PubMed.
  • Geraghty T E, Love S, Taylor D J, Heller J, Mellor D J & Hughes K J (2009)Assessing techniques for disinfecting sites for inserting intravenous catheters into the jugular veins of horses. Vet Rec164(2), 51-55PubMed.
  • Barakzai S & Chandler K (2003)Use of indwelling intravenous catheters in the horseIn Pract25(5), 264-271VetMedResource
  • Little D, Keene B W, Bruton C, Smith L J, Powell S & Jones S L (2002)Percutaneous retrieval of a jugular catheter fragment from the pulmonary artery of a foalJAVMA220, 212-214PubMed
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  • Spurlock S L et al(1990)Long-term jugular vein catheterization in horses. JAVMA196(3), 425-430PubMed.
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