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IV3000* Royal College of Nursing

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Intravenous line dressing - Principles of infection control. RCN & ICNA: 1991

Royal College of Nursing and Infection Control Nurses Association.


The selection of an appropriate dressing is an integral part of I.V. management. The purpose of a dressing is to prevent trauma to the wound and the cannulated vessel, secure the catheter and prevent extrinsic contamination.