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Journal November 2009 (Vol 30, No 11)

NOTE: You have already passed this course.
NOTE: This course is no longer valid for accreditation purposes.

The Fine Art of Arterial Lines CE Article #1

1. Which statement regarding arterial catheter site selection is incorrect?
2. Long-term maintenance of arterial catheters may include___________.
3. Obtaining the most accurate DABP measurements involves ___________.
4. When troubleshooting DABP monitoring, waveform dampening may be due to ___________.
5. Which of the following is not a complication associated with arterial cannulation?
6. Arterial catheters may be used for ___________.
7. DABP monitoring may be especially beneficial for managing patients ___________.
8. When indirect blood pressure monitoring devices are used, the most accurate measurement is ___________.
9. The dicrotic notch is associated with ___________.
10. The best site for long-term measurement of DABP is the ___________ artery.
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