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Arterial Lines

Cannula Blockage

February 15th, 2021


  • Clinical Features

  • Blood pressure not reading properly
  • Clot in the line
  • Kinking of the line
  • Pain
  • Causes

  • Clot in the cannula
  • Kinking of the cannula
  • Management

  • Check for kinks, and remove the cannula if unable to flush.
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