Postinfusion Phlebitis: Incidence and Risk Factors

  title={Postinfusion Phlebitis: Incidence and Risk Factors},
  author={Joan Webster and Matthew Richard McGrail and Nicole M Marsh and Marianne Wallis and Gillian Ray-Barruel and Claire M Rickard},
  booktitle={Nursing research and practice},
Objective. To document the incidence of postinfusion phlebitis and to investigate associated risk factors. Design. Analysis of existing data set from a large randomized controlled trial, the primary purpose of which was to compare routine peripheral intravascular catheter changes with changing catheters only on clinical indication. Participants and Setting. Patients admitted to a large, acute general hospital in Queensland, Australia, and who required a peripheral intravenous catheter. Results… CONTINUE READING
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