Management of Peripheral Intravenous Catheters Clinical Care Standard: 08b-Proportion of patients with a PIVC in situ with a clean, dry and secure PIVC dressing
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 with a clean, dry and secure PIVC dressing.
PIVCs should be appropriately secured, and dressings should remain clean, dry and intact to reduce the risk of PIVC failure and complications such as unintended dislodgement and infection.