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Thesis - University Access Only
Master of Science (MS)
intravenous catheterization, intravenous catheterization complications, phlebitis
The objectives of the study include:
1. To review the literature on IV therapy, the incidence of phlebitis in relation to dwell time and other aspects of IV therapy.
2. To examine a sample of acute hospitalized patients whose IV catheters are changed at 48 hours, at 72 hours, and over 72 hours.
3. To identify the incidence of phlebitis with each sample subgroup.
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Intravenous catheterization -- Complications
Number of Pages
South Dakota State University
Copyright © 1993 Diana Edwards. All rights reserved
Edwards, Diana V., "Dwell Time of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters and Incidence of Phlebitis: A Randomized Controlled Study" (1993). Theses and Dissertations. 715.