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ABC Radio RN Breakfast: Poor IV treatment costs Australia's health system $700 million annually

Posted on 1 May 2016

ABC Radio RN Breakfast

Monday 2 May 2016

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Featuring guests: 

Tricia Kleidon
Nurse Practitioner, Lady Cilento Children's Hospital

Samantha Keogh
President, Australian Vascular Access Society

Australia is failing to adopt international best practice for the most common invasive medical procedure, intravenous treatment. Poor practices around IV treatment are now costing the health system around $700 million annually.

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