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Methods of Shah et al for Confirming Arterial Misplacement of a Central Venous Catheter

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Cardiology
Emergency Medicine
Pulmonology

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Shah et al listed the different ways to identify misplacement of an intravenous catheter into an adjacent artery. The presence of one or more of the findings indicate the need to reposition the catheter and to correct the arterial injury. The authors are from Westcheter Medical Center in Valhalla, New York.

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