rp bleeds

  1. rp bleeds? caused by multipal sticks to the artery or the manual hold?
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    cardiac cath recovery
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  3. by   tvccrn
    There can be many different causes. Incomplete hemostasis, multiple sticks, manual hold not long enough. It depends on the situation and patient.

    tvccrn
  4. by   greatlordduke
    Thanks just wanted another opinion. Thanks
  5. by   augigi
    As above, as well as spontaneous related to anticoagulation & local trauma.
  6. by   traumaRUs
    Okay - I gotta ask - what's an "rp bleed" - retroperitoneal bleed?
  7. by   tvccrn
    Quote from traumaRUs
    Okay - I gotta ask - what's an "rp bleed" - retroperitoneal bleed?
    You got it.

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