FemoStop Compression Procedure - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit - Geraldton Hospital

Name/Title

FemoStop Compression Procedure - Post Anaesthetic Care Unit - Geraldton Hospital (PDF)

Document ID

TS4KSNFPVEZQ-89-1882

Current from

04/05/2017

Coverage

Geraldton Hospital

Policy Type

Procedure

Summary

The aim of the procedure is to guide nursing practice in the assistance of the application of a femoral compression device. This is to ensure safe and therapeutically correct techniques are utilised by staff to minimise the risk to the patient when controlling bleeding post femoral artery therapeutical or diagnostic catheterisation. Geraldton Hospital only undertakes lower limb, (including iliac artery) and upper limb angiograms and angioplasty.

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