The use of ultrasound for peripheral IV placement by vascular access team nurses at a tertiary children's hospital.

Abstract

PURPOSE Children receiving treatment in the hospital frequently require intravenous (IV) access. Placement of short peripheral catheters can be painful and challenging especially in those children who have difficult access. Many children's hospitals have teams of specialized vascular access nurses experienced in peripheral catheter insertion, and at times… (More)
DOI: 10.5301/jva.5000615

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