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U turn to venous air embolism

Author(s): Singh Harsimran | Tewari Anurag | Kaur Balvinder | Garg Suchita

Journal: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN 0972-5229

Volume: 13;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 92;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Glass bottles | IV fluid therapy | venous air embolism

There is a definitive risk of venous air embolism when the fluid infusion is complete and the drip set is still open in a glass bottle.We have devised a novel way of preventing the chances of air embolism when the fluid in the glass bottle finishes. It really gives a "U" turn to the chances of venous air embolism.

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