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Audit on Ultrasound For Central Venous Access
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A portable ultrasound machine for routine use is available in my hospital.           

 

A portable ultrasound machine is available for use in emergency.           

I am using ultrasound for vascular access for      Years
 

I routinely use ultrasound for central venous access                            

Ultrasound scans :Numbers Period  
 

I usually use ultrasound for following vascular access                

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I use ultrasound as pre-puncture/pre-procedure scan to assist landmark guided technique 

 

I use ultrasound for real time imaging to identify and cannulate the vessel.

 

I am familiar with the


 

I use sterile precautions while using ultrasound for any interventions.

Hand wash/Proper scrub/Gloves/Gown/Skin preparation/Sterile drapes/Probe cover/Other

 

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Regarding the use of ultrasound for central vascular access, I consider myself:

Confident
0 means not confident and 10 means very confident

Competent
0 means not competent and 10 means very competent
 

I don’t use ultrasound and have never faced any difficulties for central vascular access using landmark guided technique

Difficulty Level
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I use ultrasound and have never faced any difficulties for central vascular access using ultrasound guided technique

Difficulty Level
(scale 0 for none at all and 10 max difficulties)

In my own clinical practice, I have come across the following complications with the use of land mark guided technique for central vascular access.

 

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In my own clinical practice, I have come across the following complications with the use of ultrasound for central vascular access.
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Complications

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I am aware of the following complications with the use of ultrasound for central vascular access in my hospital.

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I am aware of the following complications with the use of land mark guided technique for central vascular access.

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My impression about the routine use of ultrasound for central vascular access is:
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My impression about the use of ultrasound for central vascular access in emergency is:

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Do you think that you possesses the following abilities to perform common examinations safely and accurately in relation to use of ultrasound for vascular access:




 

In terms of practical competence, in your own view, where you find yourself regarding the followings on a scale of 0 to 10: (scale 0 for none at all and 10 max)

- Ultrasound examinations of pathological conditions e.g. thrombosed vessels, calcium plaque within a vessel, stenosed vessel, blocked vessel etc

Competence Level
 

- Maintaining a logbook listing the number and type of ultrasound guided vascular access undertaken by yourself.

 

- An illustrated logbook of specific normal and abnormal findings during ultrasound guided vascular access.

 

-Ultrasound guided vascular access was supervised by an experienced SpR/consultant with atleast one year of experience of ultrasound guided vascular access, and with atleast one ultrasound guided procedure per week.

 
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