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What do you do when you are giving an epidural to a pt up on the OB floor and when you insert the catheter the patient complains of feeling an electric shock sensation?



A. Pull the catheter back then reinsert
B. This is to be expected when inserting the catheter
C. Stop the catheter, you have gone too far
D. You have inserted the catheter intravascularly, pull out needle and cather.

This question is part of Regional - Quiz 2
Asked by Scottishduffy, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered Jun 13, 2017

This is to be expected when inserting the catheter
 

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