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Risk Factors of Maki and Ringer for Phlebitis Associated with a Peripheral Vascular Catheter

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Maki and Ringer identified risk factors for phlebitis in patients with a peripheral venous catheter. This can help identify patients who may be at greater risk for phlebitis and who may benefit from closer monitoring or a change in catheter placement. The authors are from the University of Wisconsin.

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