Infusion therapy part two: prevention and management of complications
Janice Gabriel Nurse director, Central South Coast Cancer Network, NHS South Central SHA, Southampton
In the second of two articles, the author identifies common complications associated with intravenous (IV) therapy and discusses preventive measures. Part one, published last week, provided an overview of IV therapy and the types of vascular access devices available.
Nursing Standard. 22, 32,41-48. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.04.22.32.41.c6447
Published in print: 16 April 2008Peer review
This article has been subject to double blind peer review