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Unformatted text preview: of IV insertion, proper procedure for insertion & maintenance and using appropriate infection control measures during insertion were helpful in preventing phlebitis. Allowing only trained personnel to use and maintain IV catheter and also checking there competency periodically was helpful. Appropriate staffing also proved to be helpful in preventing phlebitis. Reference: O'Grady , P.N., Alexander, M., Burns , A.L., Dellinger , P.E., Garland , J., Heard , O.S., Lipsett , A.P., Masur , H., Mermel , A.L., Pearson, L.M., Raad , I.I., Randolph , G.A, Rupp , E.M., & Saint , S.(2011). Guidelines for the Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infections. Oxford Journals. doi: 10.1093/cid/cir257...
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