The role of nurses in intravenous cannulation
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The role of nurses in intravenous cannulation

Sarah R Davies Sister, Intravenous Services, Royal Marsden NHS Trust, London

This article considers the many problems of peripheral intravenous cannuiation, ways to minimise these and the benefits to patient and hospital when this task is performed by ward nurses or specialist nurses in an IV therapy team.

Nursing Standard. 12, 17, 43-46. doi: 10.7748/ns.12.17.43.s50

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