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Practical procedures 

Practical procedures
Chapter:
Practical procedures
Author(s):

Murray Longmore

, Ian B. Wilkinson

, Andrew Baldwin

, and Elizabeth Wallin

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199609628.003.0019
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date: 23 October 2017

Placing nasogastric tubes

Placing iv cannulae (drips)

Cut down on to a vein

Catheterizing bladders

Draining ascites

Diagnostic aspiration of a pleural effusion

Abdominal paracentesis

Inserting a chest drain

Relieving a tension pneumothorax

Aspiration of a pneumothorax

Lumbar puncture (lp)

Cardioversion/defibrillation

Arterial blood gas sampling...

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