Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 05b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in-situ who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt
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 who report their PIVC was inserted on the first attempt.
Multiple failed insertion attempts increase the risk of device failure, cause patients undue pain and anxiety and can reduce access to veins for future health needs.