Learn all about use of IV’s for hydration, nutrition and medications. When are they used? How? And what are potential complications?
Mona Inocentes from Thrive RX will discuss:
- Differences between 3 types of central lines: A device for delivering liquid nutrition or treatments into the circulatory system, consisting of a small receiving chamber implanted under skin of the chest, connected to a narrow tube that empties i... a Cath, PICC and Tunneled Catheters, and advantages and disadvantages of each.
- Causes of common It is similar to a regular intravenous (IV) line but this is much longer. It goes all the way up to a vein near or just inside the heart. infections.
- Brief discussion of other central line complications
- Tips for minimizing complications and infections with discussion of some newer products on the market