What is it about?
This article provides a simple approach to educating all clinical staff on the management of intravenous devices. The focus of the content revolves around Clean, Assess and Clear as the key elements of maintaining any vascular access device for safe patient care.
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Why is it important?
Patient safety is paramount in the minds of any clinician. Establishing a clear understanding of the elements key to providing safe care AND educating those around you is of the utmost importance to helping patients in their treatment process.
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This page is a summary of: Safe patient care when using vascular access devices, British Journal of Nursing, January 2013, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjon.2013.22.sup1.s14.
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