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Cardiac Catheterization Through the Radial Artery

Durham, Katherine A. BSN, RN

AJN, American Journal of Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000410370.81555.54
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Abstract

An often safer alternative to a traditional procedure.

In Brief

This article describes the components of a successful transradial catheterization program.

Author Information

Katherine A. Durham is an RN at the Jesse Brown Veterans Administration (VA) Medical Center Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory in Chicago. Contact author: katherineadurham@gmail.com. The author has disclosed no potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. She expresses thanks to the cardiac catheterization staff at Jesse Brown VA Medical Center for creating a successful transradial catheterization program.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.