Hazards of the intensive care unit.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Complications arise in the introduction, maintenance, and use of devices for life support and monitoring in an intensive care unit. Since recognition of such complications is frequently difficult in this clinical setting, the radiologist is often in a position to be the first to detect complications associated with the use of endotracheal and tracheostomy tubes, Swan-Ganz catheters, subclavian catheters, central venous pressure catheters, and intra-aortic balloons.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Ravin, CE; Putman, CE; McLoud, TC

Published Date

  • February 1, 1976

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 126 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 423 - 431

PubMed ID

  • 175714

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-803X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2214/ajr.126.2.423


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States