Download file to see previous pages...
The blockage may be attributable to conditions including atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and renal vascular hypertension. Carotid artery stenosis, venous narrowing and narrowing in dialysis fistula or grafts can also result in blockage.
Patient preparation is essential. Medications, herbal supplements, recent illnesses, medical conditions and allergies should be well documented (Benson et al. 2005). This is because the procedure involves anaesthesia and iodine in the x-ray dye. Medication used especially blood thinners, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and aspirin should be reported. The procedure involves imaging using radiation. It is, therefore, essential that women be examined for pregnancy to minimize radiation exposure to the foetus. Before the procedure, patients are restricted to eat or drink except medication.
The procedure involves the use of several equipment a balloon catheter, stent, sheath, wire guide and x-ray imaging equipment. The imaging procedure applies the principle of fluoroscopy to develop an angiograph (O’Grady 2002). During the procedure, the guide wire directs placement of the angioplasty balloon catheter and the vascular stent. The sheath is used for catheter exchanges during the procedure. A vascular tube is placed to allow catheter exchanges and is usually removed after the procedure by a nurse. The procedure is executed in an interventional radiology suite by an interventional radiologist.
Seldinger technique is the preferred technique for percutaneous catheterization of the femoral artery. It is effective for both arterial and venous access. Although a radial approach is applicable, the femoral approach is the most preferred method. In this procedure, the ideal puncture site is the femoral artery (Berry 2004). The femoral stick is well located to avoid surgical complications. The puncture site is precisely selected to avoid complications associated with the surgical procedure.
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
The Christmas season is busiest because it lasts for just under a month (The Free Library 2009). Bainbridge (2011) indicates that is the season for parties. During this time people are expected to stock up on food and drinks and so it is a good time to launch ‘PowaPak’.
One of the primary challenges of juror selection are “preconceived ideas about the guilt or innocence of the defendant” (pg. 304). While I recognize that this is a prominent issue and would attempt to retain an unbiased perspective on the decision not to testify I also recognize that the law addresses the question of witnesses not testifying; in these regards, it indicates that, “if he does not testify or…he fails to deny or explain such evidence, the jury may take that failure into consideration as tending to indicate the truth of such evidence and as indicating that among the inferences that may be reasonably drawn therefrom those unfavorable to the defendant are the most probable?
International Association for Dental Research (IADR)/ Colgate Community-Based Research Award for Caries Prevention: This award is sponsored by the International Association for Dental Research, and the funding is provided exclusively by Colgate-Palmolive Company.
All businesses worth their title have an information system to help run their activities. This has proven to be very beneficial in more ways than one as it makes work easier and enables smooth running of operations. However, like all good things, information systems have a loophole too.
Setting up a business in a foreign country has many challenges; amongst them are language and culture differences that influence the business process. For this reason, this paper presents an environmental scan and SWOT analysis of Best Buy to determine its viability as a business in Chile.
INSTRUCTIONS: Carefully read the assigned Research Protocol (which includes the Proposed Procedures for Participant Recruitment and Data Collection, Consent Form, Letter of Cooperation, and Confidentiality Agreement). You will play the
This is demonstrated by the fact that she went for lunch before she informed the physician that the patient’s condition needed immediate attention. Nurses are obliged by the Nursing Practice Act to communicate all pertinent information to
The right wing is a system such that people can peacefully and freely pursue their own private plans and to satisfy their needs and wants through private alternatives offered by self-motivated business people in market place. Left wing means opposition to private property and in turn supports the government to take control of everything.