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3. How do cultural differences impact nurses in teaching diet and nutrition? What is cultural humility? 4. What are two nursing considerations in prioritizing and deciding placement location of a peripheral IV in heart failure?
A peripheral IV catheter is used for long-term intravenous access. Two considerations in prioritizing and deciding placement and location of the peripheral IV catheter are it is inserted in the basilic or cephalic vein just above or below the antecubital space with the tip of the catheter resting in the superior vena cava, placement of a peripheral IV catheter is contraindicated for patients who have sclerotic veins and in extremities affected by mastectomy or radial artery surgery, a hemodialysis graft, or an arteriovenous fistula.