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Why should we insert CVCs?

WHY SHOULD WE INSERT CVCs? CVCs/CVLs are found in many, if not all critically ill ICU patients.  Why? To monitor central venous pressure and fluid responsiveness?  To measure markers of perfusion?  To provide fluid resuscitation?Let’s discuss some common myths surrounding the uses of CVCs.A good place to start is a list of indications for insertion of central […]