Penn Home Infusion Team
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Ultima Vez Modificado: 1 de noviembre del 2001
A Peripheral Catheter is an intravenous line placed in a vein in your arm. The type of catheter you have is called a _____________________.
A nurse will care for your peripheral IV catheter (change the catheter and dressing).
You must look at the site where the catheter enters your arm twice a day. Report any redness, swelling, pain or drainage to the nurse.
Apr 16, 2014 - Treating cancer patients who have central venous catheters with prophylactic warfarin does not reduce the risk of symptomatic catheter-related or other thromboses, according to a report published in the Feb. 14 issue of The Lancet.
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