Catheter indwell time and phlebitis development during peripheral intravenous catheter administration


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PASALIOGLU K. B. , Kaya H.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.30, ss.725-730, 2014 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Doi Numarası: 10.12669/pjms.304.5067
  • Dergi Adı: PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.725-730

Özet

Objective: Intravenous catheters have been indispensable tools of modern medicine. Although intravenous applications can be used for a multitude of purposes, these applications may cause complications, some of which have serious effects. Of these complications, the most commonly observed is phlebitis. This study was conducted to determine the effect of catheter indwell time on phlebitis development during peripheral intravenous catheter administration.