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I have had the opportunity to review quite a few cases that involved IV infiltration/extravasation and have been deposed in two of those cases.  But can one assume that all IV infiltrations suggest negligence on the part of the nursing staff caring for the patient? IV sites infiltrate every day through no fault of the […]

A Picture is Worth 1000 Words

I have had the opportunity recently to review two cases involving significant injuries stemming from an IV infiltration.  Both of these cases involved medications infusing peripherally that if at all possible should have been infusing via central access.  The documentation with both of these cases was also very confusing.  Some infusions did not have the […]