Difficult IV Access Resources

Up to 70% of patients who present to the emergency department and up to 80% of people admitted to hospital need an intravenous (IV) drip. Peripheral intravenous catheter) insertion is the process of inserting the IV drip, a fine plastic tube into the vein of a patient’s limb so that they can receive IV fluids or medication.

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Clinicians and Organisations


Griffith University
Australia 4111