Article helps in your choice of the most appropriate intravenous (IV) dressing for your organisation


Intravenous literature: York, N. (2013) Choosing an intravenous dressing. British Journal of Nursing. 22(8), IV Supplement. p.S20


There are numerous intravenous dressings available, all of which provide securement for the different types of peripheral and central venous access devices and act as a barrier to infection. Many also allow for observation and monitoring of the exit site without removal of the dressing. So, given the variety of dressings available, how do you make the choice within your organisation?

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