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Flashcards in Phlebitis Deck (3)
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1

What is phlebitis?

Inflammation of vein

2

What does it look like?

Red, warm, painful area,
streaks up the arm

3

What is the treatment for this?

Remove the IV, apply warm towel, assess for infection

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