Source:

Nursing2015

July 2006, Volume 36 Number 7 , p 8 - 8 [FREE]

Author

  • JOYCE WRIGHT RN, CPAN

Abstract

 

In "Documentation: Name That Vein," a nurse asked why her manager discouraged her from naming the specific vein used to insert an I.V. device. You replied that because many nurses don't know the correct names for all the veins they might cannulate, they may be expected to document only the vein's location (Advice, p.r.n., May 2006). I thought Infusion Nurses Society (INS) standards require documenting the vein's anatomic name. Which is it?

 

JOYCE WRIGHT, RN, CPAN

 

Washington, N.J.

 

Source: Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice, Journal of Infusion Nursing, Infusion Nurses Society, January/February 2006 (supplement).

Section Description

 

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