Complications Of Intravenous Therapy By Lacano V. St. Peter 's Medical Center

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This paper will analyze the case study “Extravasation Follows Chemotherapy Administration. Potential Complications or Nursing Negligence” at lacano v. St. Peter’s Medical Center, 334 N.J. Super. 547-NJ (2000). In such case, analyzing the risks would be the best choice in order to identify and compare with another article. This scholarly journal “Complications of intravenous therapy” will give insight on risks due to potential complications. The journal did not discuss risk but it did talk about keeping the patient safe to avoid risks . The next journal “Prevention of Peripheral Venous Catheter Complications with an Intravenous Therapy Team” suggest some risk factors and how to avoid complications due to IV catheter insertion. In the journal “Complication of intravenous therapy” a study included 130 patients that received intravenous therapy. In this case there was no sign of septicemia over this period, even though 48% of positive bacterial culture rate was present, and the phlebitis was 31% which was determined an usual physicochemical factor. To conduct a two day study, an intravenous potassium supplement and antibiotics were included. The normal amount of saline solution, a low incidence of phlebitis with continuous intravenous heparin administered to prolong the cannulation before instances of phlebitis happens. In such case a team of therapists assisted due to complications but nothing implemented about avoiding the risks. (Tully, J. L., Friedland, G. H.,

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