Predisposing factors to phlebitis in patients with peripheral intravenous catheters: A descriptive study


Uslusoy E. , Mete S.

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS, vol.20, no.4, pp.172-180, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1745-7599.2008.00305.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF NURSE PRACTITIONERS
  • Page Numbers: pp.172-180

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the predisposing factors in the development of phlebitis in peripheral intravenous (IV) catheterization sites in patients treated with a variety of IV infusion solutions and drugs.