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Care of your intravenous site: Going home with an intravenous catheter  
Abstract:  This handout provides care instructions for care of an intravenous catheter, including when to call the doctor, what to do if the IV comes out, and what to do if the catheter comes apart or breaks off.
Author: Special Procedure Unit/4S
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2006, January 1, 2012
UWMC Availability:  Special Procedure Unit/4S; 4S (Special Procedure Unit)
General Topics:  Surgery; Patient Care Procedures & Instructions
Specific Subject(s):  Postoperative Care; Intravenous Therapy; Catheterization
Language(s):  English
Audience:  Caregiver; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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