Week in Review Feb 18th - 23rd
Remember to avoid veins that are too deep, high risk of subsequent failure
Don't stop once you get flash, continue to thread the IV further to guarentee success.
Remeber to check the ballon prior to insertion.
After placement instill 3-5cc of sterile water or 0.9% NS
Remember the cather remains in place for 2-4 weeks much longer than typically abscess packing
UC and Crohns' patients are hypercoaguable during a flare, consider DVT and PE in appropriate patients
Remeber if a patient has had their ileolcecal portion of bowel removed they are at higher risk for biliary pathology.
What's the right treament for myxedema coma?