Equis ISSN 2398-2977

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 from PubMed and VetMedResource.
  • 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 Rec 165 (17), 496-501 PubMed.
  • Geraghty T E, Love S, Taylor D J et al (2009) Assessment of subclinical venous catheter-related diseases in horses and associated risk factors. Vet Rec 164 (8), 227-231 PubMed.
  • Geraghty T E, Love S, Taylor D J et al (2009) Assessing techniques for disinfecting sites for inserting intravenous catheters into the jugular veins of horses. Vet Rec 164 (2), 51-55 PubMed.
  • Barakzai S & Chandler K (2003) Use of indwelling intravenous catheters in the horseIn Pract 25 (5), 264-271 VetMedResource
  • 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 foalJAVMA 220, 212-214 PubMed
  • Lankyeld D P, Ensink J M, van Dijk P & Klein W R (2001) Factors influencing the occurrence of thrombophlebitis after post-surgical long-term intravenous catheterization of colic horses: a study of 38 casesJ Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 48, 545-552 PubMed
  • Traub-Dargatz J L & Dargatz D A (1994) A retrospective study of vein thrombosis in horses treated with intravenous fluids in a veterinary teaching hospitalJ Vet Intern Med 8, 264-266 PubMed
  • Ettlinger J J, Palmer J E, & Benson C (1992) Bacteria found on intravenous catheters removed from horsesVet Rec 130, 248-249 PubMed.
  • Hay C W (1992) Equine intravenous catheterizationEquine Vet Educ (6), 319-323 WileyOnline.
  • Gardner S Y, Reef V B & Spencer P A (1991) Ultrasonographic evaluation of horses with thrombophlebitis of the jugular vein: 46 cases (1985-1988)JAVMA 199, 370-373 PubMed.
  • Spurlock S L et al (1990) Long-term jugular vein catheterization in horses. JAVMA 196 (3), 425-430 PubMed.
  • Deem D A (1981) Complications associated with the use of intravenous catheters in large animals. California Vet 19.


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