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IV Drips Can Be Left in Place, Griffith University Study


9/13/2010 7:28:43 AM

ScienceDaily (Sep. 12, 2010) — Small intravenous devices (IVDs) commonly used in the hand or arm do not need to be moved routinely every 3 days. A randomized controlled trial comparing regular relocation with relocation on clinical indication, published in the open access journal BMC Medicine, found that rates of complications were the same for both regimens.

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