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Nurs Stand. 2010 Sep 1-7;24(52):48-55; quiz 56, 60.

Extravasation: prevention, recognition and management.

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Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Surrey. lisa.dougherty@rmh.nhs.uk

Abstract

This article provides readers with an overview of extravasation, including risk factors and management strategies. The importance of accurate reporting and documentation is also highlighted, particularly as patients will often require follow-up care and may take legal action as a result of extravasation injury.

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