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Arterial Lines

Cannula Blockage



    • 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.
Last updated on January 1st, 2018