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Portacaths. JAMA Oncol. Published online December 23, 2015. doi:10.1001/jamaoncol.2015.3488

Portacaths are devices used to deliver intravenous (IV) medications into the bloodstream and to draw blood for laboratory testing. A portacath, or “port,” is a type of venous access device that provides continuous access to a large blood vessel

The heart; An incredible machine.  Pinned by OTToolkit.com. Treatment plans and patient handouts for the OT working with physical disabilities and geriatrics.

Fun infographic about the heart valves, part of the incredible cardiovascular machine by Texas Heart Institute.

Places to take Blood Pressure

Please note that the normal blood pressure in the lower limbs reads higher than that of the upper limbs. (Normally, the systolic blood pressure in the legs is usually to higher than the brachial artery pressure.


At Safe Surgery Sydney, your Hernia surgery, such as hiatus hernia, is performed with keyhole surgery resulting in a faster recovery time, less post-surgery pain & minimal scaring.

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Emergency Tracheostomy Procedure- for now, this is beyond my scope of practice, but I will be continuing my education, so I'm pinning now for later!