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Is Hose Facing Patient's Head?


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Is Hose Facing Patient's Head?

Always place blood pressure cuffs on with the hose facing the patient's head to prevent the hose from kinking. This is especially useful during cases where you start off with arms out but the case dictates that both arms be tucked midcase.

Darren Long, CRNA
Avita Health System
Galion, Ohio
[email protected]

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