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CENTRAL. Relating to the centre, or placed in the centre; as, the central courts of the United States, are those located in the city of Washington, whose jurisdiction extends over the whole country. These are, first, the Senate of the United States, when organized to try impeachments; secondly, the Supreme Court of the United States.
     2. The government of the United States is the central government.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Right internal jugular vein is recommended for central venous catheterization. J Invest Surg.
Infectious complications of percutaneous central venous catheterization in pediatric patients.
In pediatric patients undergoing central venous catheterization, Duzkaya et al.13 found that the CRBSI rate was lower in a CHG-dressing group than in a standard-dressing group but, again, statistical significance was not attained.
For example, factors including admission to the ICU, length of hospital stay, history of use of broad-spectrum antibiotics, such as quinolones and cephalosporins, history of resistant strain colonization, indwelling urethral catheterization, and central venous catheterization have been considered independent risk factors for bloodstream infections with multidrug-resistant Enterobacteriaceae [4, 9].
Percutaneous placement of central venous catheters: Comparing the anatomical landmark method with the radiologically guided technique for central venous catheterization through the internal jugular vein in emergent hemodialysis patients.
INTRODUCTION: Central venous catheterization is a commonly performed procedure in the intensive care unit that is technically challenging, and associated with several risks and complications.
Causes of UEDVT are various and are commonly related to immobility following surgery or casting, central venous catheterization, and strenuous muscular activity [2].
So, the relationship between anatomical variations and complications associated with central venous catheterization was not studied.
Neurological manifestations of cerebral air embolism as a complication of central venous catheterization. Critical Care Medicine, 28, 1621-1625.
A short history of central venous catheterization. Acta Anaesthesialogica Scandinavica, 81, 7-10.

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