JOURNAL ARTICLE
REVIEW

Advanced practice organ procurement techniques: placement of pulmonary artery catheters

Laura J Griffin, Monique Lambert, David J Powner
Progress in Transplantation 2007, 17 (2): 142-9
17624137
Insertion of pulmonary artery catheters by organ procurement coordinators may be incorporated into donor management to optimize organ perfusion. As invasive procedures are added to coordinator roles, the organ procurement organization must include didactic instruction and supervised clinical experience as part of any training program. Policies and procedures guiding the use of the pulmonary artery catheter and the measurements obtained must be provided by the organization to guide practitioners. This article focuses on methods for insertion and basic troubleshooting of a pulmonary artery catheter.

Full Text Links

Find Full Text Links for this Article

Discussion

You are not logged in. Sign Up or Log In to join the discussion.

Related Papers

Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
17624137
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"