A study of factors associated with the occurrence of local complications among adult patient Receiving Intravenous infusion therapy

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Hemwati, Dr. Nityanand, Santosh Hooda, Vivek Singh Malik

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A study was conducted with the objectives to assess the occurrence of local complications and to identify    the    factors    associated    with    occurrence    of    local complications in the adult patients receiving intravenous infusion at PGIMS Rohtak. Survey research approach and descriptive co relational design was used for present study. Purposive sampling technique was used to obtain the sample of 100 patients. Data collection tool used was observation checklist to assess the demographic data, factors involved in administration of intravenous infusion therapy and occurrence of local complications. The significant findings of the study were that 47 patients developed local complications i.e. thrombophlebitis, infiltration and hematoma. Most of the patients developed moderate i.e. second grade thrombophlebitis and infiltrations.

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SANTOSH HOODA, VIVEK SINGH MALIK, Hemwati, Dr. Nityanand,. A study of factors associated with the occurrence of local complications among adult patient Receiving Intravenous infusion therapy. International Journal of Contemporary Research and Review, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 12, dec. 2016. ISSN 0976-4852. Available at: <http://innovativelibrary.in/ijcrr.info/index.php/ijcrr/article/view/9>. Date accessed: 17 dec. 2017. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.15520/ijcrr.v7i12.9.
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