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Table 1 Categorization and procedures available from the handheld procedure logging drop-down lists

From: Critical care procedure logging using handheld computers

Category Procedure Examples
Airway Intubation Direct laryngoscopy
Bougie
Cricothyroidotomy
Percutaneous trache
Laryngeal mask
Fiberoptic oral intubation
Nasotracheal intubation
Jet vent via angiocath
Tracheostomy change
  Bronchoscopy Awake oral
Awake nasal
Via endotracheal tube
Rigid
  Mechanical ventilation Conventional
Noninvasive
Nonconventional
Nitric oxide
Prone positioning
Chest Chest tubes Insertion
Removal
  Thoracocentesis
Pericardiocentesis
 
Gastrointestinal/genitourinary Bladder catheter Foley
Suprapubic catheter
  Continuous renal replacement therapy Hemodialysis
Hemofiltration
  Peritoneal tap Diagnostic peritoneal lavage
Percutaneous drain
  Nasogastric tube Simple nasogastric
Naso-jejunal
  Blakemore-Sengstaken  
Lines Central venous Subclavian
Femoral
Jugular
  Arterial Radial
Femoral
Pedal
  Dialysis catheter Femoral
Subclavian
Jugular
  Intra-aortic balloon pump Insertion
Removal
  Pulmonary artery catheter  
Diagnostic   Joint aspiration
Lumbar puncture
Bone marrow aspiration
Muscle biopsy
Skin biopsy
Urine microscopy
Blood film review
Intracranial pressure monitoring
Other procedure Transvenous pacer ECG guided
Balloon flotation
  Transthoracic pacer  
  Opening of surgical wound Reopen sternotomy
Other surgical site
  Patient transport Interhospital
Intrahospital
  Family conference Routine
Withdrawal of care
Organ donation