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Safe Central Venous Access in an Overburdened Health System

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Corresponding Author: Karen Woo, MD, MS, Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, 200 UCLA Medical Plaza, Ste 526, Los Angeles, CA 90095 (kwoo@mednet.ucla.edu).

Conflict of Interest Disclosures: None reported.

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