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Referral for Liver Transplantation
- Module 3 Self-Assessment
Activity 1C. Paracentesis Video
- Establish an understanding of appropriate technique for performing abdominal paracentesis.
- Summarize appropriate medical management and dietary recommendations for patients with ascites.
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View the excellent New England Journal of Medicine paracentesis video below. The video addresses seven aspects related to the abdominal paracentesis procedure: (1) indications, (2) contraindictions, (3) equipment, (4) preparation, (5) technique for performing paracentesis, (6) analysis of ascites fluid, and (7) complications.
After you have completed watching the video, answer the Activity Question below.
From Thomsen TW, Shaffer RW, White B, Setnik GS. Videos in clinical medicine. Paracentesis. N Engl J Med. 2006;355:e21. Copyright © 2006 Massachusetts Medical Society. Reproduced with permission from Massachusetts Medical Society.
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Which one of the following best describes the rationale for performing the "Z" tract" technique during the abdominal paracentesis procedure?
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