IV 101: Learn the Basics About IV Therapy

IV 101: Learn the Basics About IV Therapy

By: Ryan MacArthur | Quick read: 80% of U.S. hospital patients receive an IV. IVs were first used to treat dehydration, a common usage still today. The main types are peripheral IVs, central lines and midline catheters. Like any procedure, there are complications to...
The 3 Different Types of IVs

The 3 Different Types of IVs

By: Ryan MacArthur | Quick read: Medication, fluid or blood can be delivered into the bloodstream using three different types of IVs: peripheral IVs, central lines or midline catheters. Peripheral IVs are most common, placed short term. Central Lines are typically...

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