Is anyone in a unit where the RN's or residents are routinely using US for arterial access? I am working on starting such a plan on a more formal basis and would like to hear of your experiences and any other input.
Sep 13, '06
Do you mean with the site-rite? I've never seen anyone do one for arterial access-only venous.
Sep 14, '06
On my floor the RN's do not place a-lines. At times our residents/fellows will use the site right when it is difficult to place a line.