Complication rates associated with peripheral intravenous site rotation

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The difference in complication rates for phlebitis and infiltration between peripheral intravenous site rotation based on clinical assessment versus length of time since insertion was evaluated” Helton et al (2016).

Abstract:

The difference in complication rates for phlebitis and infiltration between peripheral intravenous site rotation based on clinical assessment versus length of time since insertion was evaluated. Evidence was generated for a policy change that will impact the quality of patient care.

Reference:

Helton, J., Hines, A. and Best, J. (2016) Peripheral IV Site Rotation Based on Clinical Assessment vs. Length of Time Since Insertion. Medsurg Nursing. 25(1), p.44-9.

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