Posted: January 29th, 2018
Hemodialysis with an internal arteriovenous fistula in place. What 3 Best actions do you take to prevent complications associated with this device?
1. Insert I.V. lines above the fistula.
2. Avoid taking blood pressures in the arm with the fistula.
3. Palpate pulses above the fistula.
4. Report a bruit or thrill over the fistula to the doctor.