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What does CVAD stand for?

CVAD stands for central venous access device

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Detailed information on the main categories for IV therapy including ambulatory infusion pumps, central venous access devices, Diabetes insulin-infusion pumps, enteral feeding pumps and tubes, implantable pumps, large-volume infusion pumps, peripheral venous access devices, and syringe infusion pumps.
For student and nurses, Dougherty (nurse consultant, intravenous therapy, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust) provides a guide to central venous access devices (CVADs), with a chapter each on venous anatomy, insertion, and features of CVADs; peripherally inserted central catheters; non-tunneled short-term catheters; skin-tunneled catheters; implanted ports; management; the hazards of insertion; complications; and patient perspectives.