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Ports + Ereference : Maintenance Standards, Implantation Techniques, Aftercare (Paperback)
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This book provides a detailed andpractical approach on how to optimally install a port system in patients whoneed safe venous access. The advantages and disadvantages of differentimplantation techniques along with use of ports in various settings as well asthe management of ports after implantation are discussed in detail. This bookwill help readers learn about standardized surgical techniques, selectappropriate materials, develop an optimal cooperation between the collaboratingprofessional groups involved in patient care and perfect their skills in portuse and management, all of which are paramount in achieving long survival timesand high quality of life for patients. With a high numberof illustrations on how to perform the surgical procedures and how touse and manage ports, the book also contains an online supplement ofinstructional videos.