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This video (part 1 of 2) details how the use of bedside ultrasound imaging for placement of central venous catheters—specifically in the internal jugular vein in the neck—instead of the more traditional landmark technique can reduce the number of puncture attempts, increase patient safety, and increase procedural efficiency.
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