Effect of education on evidence-based care and handling of peripheral intravenous lines.

@article{Lundgren1999EffectOE,
  title={Effect of education on evidence-based care and handling of peripheral intravenous lines.},
  author={Anders Lundgren and Lis Karin Wahren},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={1999},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={577-85}
}
Deficient routines in use, care, handling and documentation of peripheral intravenous vein cannulae (PIV) have previously been reported, and complications have been noted in 50-75% of the patients. The aim of the study was to examine whether specially trained nurses change their actions to decrease complications when using cannulae. The study included 36 nurses assigned to experimental and control groups. The experimental group followed an education programme explaining how to use and take care… CONTINUE READING