Everything You Need to Know About Your Child’s IV Care

About Kids Health | Original About Kids Health Article Here. | Intravenous (IV) catheters, also known as “IV lines,” can be an important part of your child’s care. Keeping your child safe when they require an IV line is important to everyone at SickKids, and a child’s safety is reinforced when parents and caregivers are […]

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Patient Spotlight – Small Patients, Big Challenges

By: Heather Michon | Taylor was just a year old when she was admitted to a local pediatric hospital and placed on intravenous morphine. Insertion of an intravenous line is one of the most common procedures performed in hospitals, with an estimated 80% of patients receiving an IV at some point during their admission. This […]

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How Tubes and IV Lines Are Used During Cancer Treatment

American Cancer Society | Original American Cancer Society Article Here. | Tubes and intravenous, or IV, lines allow liquid medicines, fluids, and even nourishment to flow into the body. See Managing Treatment at Home for more on tubes and IV lines. Intravenous (IV) lines are thin, flexible, plastic hoses that run from a bottle or bag […]

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