Registed Nurses' Association of Ontario

Assessment and Device Selection for Vascular Access

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About this Guideline:

Increase your knowledge in client assessment and device selection, client education and documentation.

Specific clinical questions to be addressed include:
What should an assessment include prior to the initiation of infusion therapy?
What criteria should be used to select/recommend an appropriate vascular access device?
How can the risk of complications be minimized through appropriate assessment and device selection?

Supplement: 2008

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