Introduction of new safety technologies into central venous access. Academic Article uri icon


  • The American Society of Anesthesiologists, the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation, the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), and the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act of 2005 encourage anesthesiology departments to institute systematic improvements in patient safety, including but not limited to integration of new safety technologies. The evaluation and method of use of the reciprocating procedure device in central venous access is presented.

publication date

  • August 2009