When is central venous access indicated in the management of electrical injuries?

Updated: Mar 09, 2020
  • Author: Tracy A Cushing, MD, MPH, FACEP, FAWM; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Answer

Obtain intravenous access in all adult patients with electrical injuries. Consider central access in any patient with significant trauma, large burns, cardiac or respiratory arrest, or loss of consciousness.


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