Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 04b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ over an area of flexion
Identifying and definitional attributes
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Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Standard 25/05/2021
The proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ over an area of flexion.
An appropriate PIVC should be selected and inserted in a suitable site to minimise the risk of failure and other device-related complications, taking into account the patient's clinical condition and preferences for the location of the PIVC.