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

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with a peripheral venous catheter for clinical evidence of phlebitis using the score of Maki and Ringer.

Specialty:

Cardiovascular Diseases

Objective:

risk factors, severity, prognosis, stage, complications

ICD-10:

I80

Description:

Maki and Ringer used a simple score to identify phlebitis in patients with a peripheral venous catheter. The authors are from the University of Wisconsin.

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