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Haemorrhage / Haematoma

January 1st, 2018


  • Clinical Features

  • Bruising
  • Active bleeding from the site
  • Prevention

  • Place pressure on the insertion site any time the needle or guidewire is removed.
  • Treatment

  • Compress the site
  • Place a compression bandage
  • Observe the site
  • Consider reversing anticoagulation if bleeding is major
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