vascular access device


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vascular access device (VAD)

an indwelling catheter, cannula, or other instrument used to obtain venous or arterial access.

vas·cu·lar ac·cess de·vice

(VAD) (vas'kyū-lăr ak'ses dĕ-vīs')
Tubing inserted into a main vein or artery, used primarily to administer fluids and medications, monitor pressures, and collect blood.
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