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Protocol of Picardi et al for Using Ultrasonography to Monitor a Central Venous Catheter (CVC) in a Patient with Neutropenia and a Bloodstream Infection (BSI)

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Infectious Diseases
Cardiology
General Surgery & Anesthesiology
Hematology Oncology

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Picardi et al used ultrasonography to help guide management of a patient with a central venous catheter, neutropenia and a bloodstream infection. The goal is to preserve the catheter if possible, avoiding unnecessary removal. The authors are from Federco II University in Naples.

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