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How To Perform

Haemorrhage / Haematoma



    • 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
Last updated on January 1st, 2018