Venous Access Devices (cont.)
Mark Horattas, MD
Kathryn L Hale, MS, PA-C
Alan D Forker, MD
Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD
Jonathan Adler, MD
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When to Seek Medical Care
Call or visit a health care provider right away if a central venous access device is inserted and any of the following symptoms occur:
Go directly to the nearest hospital emergency department in any of the following circumstances:
In particular, shortness of breath, chest pain, or sudden changes in mental status may indicate a dire emergency, and the person with the venous access device should go to an emergency department immediately.
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