Central lines are used to administer large amounts of fluid, including total parenteral nutrition. (A) A short (nontunneled) triple-lumen percutaneous (through the skin) central venous catheter This catheter is inserted into the subclavian vein and threaded up into the superior vena cava (Lynn, 2008). (B) The peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line is inserted into the antecubital space and is sufficiently long to be threaded up into the superior vena cava (Lynn, 2008). (C) The…

Central lines are used to administer large amounts of fluid, including total…

"A empty Central Line train passes through the abandoned  Platform 4 in Match 1980 bound for the depot.  Photo by Nick Catford"    ~ See the Subterranea Britannica site (http://www.subbrit.org.uk/) for more info. on the Wood Lane underground station and other abandoned underground locations across the UK

My novel "Subway Hitchhikers" runs through a world like this. A empty Central Line train passes through the abandoned Platform 4 in Match 1980 bound for the depot. Photo by Nick Catford

FUN, safe, tape for feeding tubes, central lines, etc...

For my heart moms: Feeding Raya: Adhesives Part Adhesives & Taping Techniques for NG tubes

More than 360 million I.V. catheters are used in the US each year. While the focus of most of today’s bloodstream infection efforts are focused on a specific type of catheters known as central line catheters, all catheters carry the risk of bloodstream infection.

More than 360 million I.V. catheters are used in the US each year. While the focus of most of today’s bloodstream infection efforts are focused on a specific type of catheters known as central line catheters, all catheters carry the risk of bloodstream infection.

Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid New York Central Lines. This vintage railroad travel poster shows a stag standing in the foreground of Lake Placid. Illustrated by Walter L. Greene, circa 1920s. Vintage travel poster.

Adirondack Mountains, Lake Placid New York Central Lines. Adirondack Mountains poster: This vintage railroad travel poster shows a stag standing in the foreground of Lake Placid. Illustrated by Walter

Central Line Dressing Change

Demonstration of how to change a patient's central line dressing. When removing the clean gloves and before donning the sterile gloves, use hand sanitizer.

A Hickman line is a central venous catheter most often used for the administration of chemotherapy or other medications, as well as for the withdrawal of blood for analysis. Some types are used mainly for the purpose of apheresis or dialysis.

Information about the two most common types of central lines, including illustration. Also outlines the risks of catheter use.

An exquisite fuck-ton of canine references. To see the text of the larger images, you gotta reverse-image search ‘em. [From various sources]

An exquisite fuck-ton of canine references. To see the text of the larger images, you gotta reverse-image search ? [From various sources]

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