Central venous access devices
Lynn C. Hadaway RN, C, CRNI, MEd

Nursing2015 Critical Care
September 2008 
Volume 3  Number 5
Pages 26 - 33
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Hadaway, Lynn C. RN, C, CRNI, MEd

Issue: Volume 3(5), September 2008, p 26–33 Publication Type: [feature] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Lynn C. Hadaway is president of Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc., in Milner, Ga. Adapted from: Hadaway LC. Targeting therapy with central venous access devices. Nursing2008. 38(6):34–40, June 2008. Zero in on your role in managing these common I.V. catheters so you can protect your patient from complications. Figure. No caption available.

Central venous access devices (CVADs) are ubiquitous in modern healthcare, and are available in numerous designs, shapes, and sizes for insertion in several areas of the body. This overview focuses on nursing care to maintain CVADs and prevent complications, based on the recently updated Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice. 1

CVAD location, end to end

After a CVAD is inserted and before anything is infused through it, verify and document the anatomic location of the CVAD tip. If the CVAD ...

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