CTs with contrast through central lines - page 2

The head of our radiology informed me that they cannot do CTs with contrast for PEs or of the Aorta through central lines because they have to push 150cc of contrast in 4 seconds, and it apparently... Read More

  1. by   cardiacRN2006
    Quote from TXstudentRN

    I just wanted to clarify one thing though... someone mentioned that they have three ports and one is marked "CT"-- that's not necessarily true. I'm sure they make those, but the ones I've always had are purple with two lumens, one red, one purple. Just wanted to clear that up!

    That's how ours look as well.