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6 Types Of IV Complications (And Ways To Protect Yourself)

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An intravenous (IV) line delivers much-needed fluid and medications into the bloodstream via a vein in the arm. When starting an IV, a nurse must use caution when selecting the IV site and piercing the vein with a needle. Occasionally, a nurse does not insert or maintain the IV line properly, leading to serious IV complications. If you are scheduled for an outpatient procedure or admission to your local hospital, be aware of the potential for these six IV complications.…

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