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Thrombophlebitis

 
 
 
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Overview

  • Clinical Features

  • Erythema
  • Oedema
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Tracking along the course of the vein
  • Causes of Thrombophlebitis

  • Injury
  • Irritation (e.g. potassium infusion)
  • Infection
  • Management

  • Stop any infusions
  • Remove the cannula
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