The Nurse Practitioner
August 2014, Volume 39 Number 8 , p 50 - 54
Abstract:The transradial route for coronary angiography is a growing trend in the United States. Nurse practitioners (NPs) are an essential part of the preprocedural assessment and management of patients. This article will outline the benefits and risks of transradial access as well as methods for NPs to assess arterial hand circulation.