A dedicated intravenous cannula for postoperative use effect on incidence and severity of phlebitis.

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/209028
Title:
A dedicated intravenous cannula for postoperative use effect on incidence and severity of phlebitis.
Authors:
Panadero, A; Iohom, G; Taj, J; Mackay, N; Shorten, G
Affiliation:
Specialist Registrar, Registered Nurse and Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive, Care Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.
Citation:
Anaesthesia. 2002 Sep;57(9):921-5.
Journal:
Anaesthesia
Issue Date:
3-Feb-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/209028
PubMed ID:
12190760
Abstract:
A prospective, randomised, controlled clinical study was performed to compare the incidence and severity of postoperative peripheral venous thrombophlebitis associated with a single intravenous cannula used for both intra-operative and postoperative purposes, and two cannulae, one used intra-operatively and the other postoperatively. Sixty American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) physical status I or II patients aged 18-65 years undergoing elective surgery were studied. The technique of cannula insertion was standardised. After surgery, the cannulation sites were examined daily by a blinded investigator for the presence and severity of thrombophlebitis using the Baxter Scale. The two groups were similar in terms of age, gender, weight, type and duration of surgical procedures, and drugs and fluids administered both intra-operatively and postoperatively. The proportion of patients that developed phlebitis was significantly less in the two cannulae group (26.1%) than in the single cannula group (63.3%) (p < 0.0001). The severity of phlebitis was greater in the single cannula group than in the two cannulae group. These results indicate that the use of a dedicated cannula for postoperative use decreases the incidence and severity of postoperative, peripheral, cannula-related phlebitis.
Language:
eng
MeSH:
Adult; Aged; Catheterization, Peripheral/*instrumentation; Female; Fluid Therapy; Humans; Infusions, Intravenous; Injections, Intravenous; Intraoperative Care/instrumentation; Male; Middle Aged; Postoperative Care/*instrumentation; Postoperative Complications/*prevention & control; Prospective Studies; Severity of Illness Index; Thrombophlebitis/*prevention & control
ISSN:
0003-2409 (Print); 0003-2409 (Linking)

Full metadata record

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dc.contributor.authorPanadero, Aen_GB
dc.contributor.authorIohom, Gen_GB
dc.contributor.authorTaj, Jen_GB
dc.contributor.authorMackay, Nen_GB
dc.contributor.authorShorten, Gen_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-02-03T15:10:19Z-
dc.date.available2012-02-03T15:10:19Z-
dc.date.issued2012-02-03T15:10:19Z-
dc.identifier.citationAnaesthesia. 2002 Sep;57(9):921-5.en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0003-2409 (Print)en_GB
dc.identifier.issn0003-2409 (Linking)en_GB
dc.identifier.pmid12190760en_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/209028-
dc.description.abstractA prospective, randomised, controlled clinical study was performed to compare the incidence and severity of postoperative peripheral venous thrombophlebitis associated with a single intravenous cannula used for both intra-operative and postoperative purposes, and two cannulae, one used intra-operatively and the other postoperatively. Sixty American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) physical status I or II patients aged 18-65 years undergoing elective surgery were studied. The technique of cannula insertion was standardised. After surgery, the cannulation sites were examined daily by a blinded investigator for the presence and severity of thrombophlebitis using the Baxter Scale. The two groups were similar in terms of age, gender, weight, type and duration of surgical procedures, and drugs and fluids administered both intra-operatively and postoperatively. The proportion of patients that developed phlebitis was significantly less in the two cannulae group (26.1%) than in the single cannula group (63.3%) (p < 0.0001). The severity of phlebitis was greater in the single cannula group than in the two cannulae group. These results indicate that the use of a dedicated cannula for postoperative use decreases the incidence and severity of postoperative, peripheral, cannula-related phlebitis.en_GB
dc.language.isoengen_GB
dc.subject.meshAdulten_GB
dc.subject.meshAgeden_GB
dc.subject.meshCatheterization, Peripheral/*instrumentationen_GB
dc.subject.meshFemaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshFluid Therapyen_GB
dc.subject.meshHumansen_GB
dc.subject.meshInfusions, Intravenousen_GB
dc.subject.meshInjections, Intravenousen_GB
dc.subject.meshIntraoperative Care/instrumentationen_GB
dc.subject.meshMaleen_GB
dc.subject.meshMiddle Ageden_GB
dc.subject.meshPostoperative Care/*instrumentationen_GB
dc.subject.meshPostoperative Complications/*prevention & controlen_GB
dc.subject.meshProspective Studiesen_GB
dc.subject.meshSeverity of Illness Indexen_GB
dc.subject.meshThrombophlebitis/*prevention & controlen_GB
dc.titleA dedicated intravenous cannula for postoperative use effect on incidence and severity of phlebitis.en_GB
dc.contributor.departmentSpecialist Registrar, Registered Nurse and Professor of Anaesthesia and Intensive, Care Medicine, Cork University Hospital, Cork, Ireland.en_GB
dc.identifier.journalAnaesthesiaen_GB
dc.description.provinceMunster-

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