I.V. ROUNDS: Reducing the risk of nerve injuries
Judy Arbique ART (CSMLS), MLT (CSMLS), BHSc
Debbie Arbique RN, CEN, DABFN, MS-FNPS, BS

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Nursing2014
November 2007 
Volume 37  Number 11
Pages 20 - 21
 
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ABSTRACT


Arbique, Judy ART (CSMLS), MLT (CSMLS), BHSc; Arbique, Debbie RN, CEN, DABFN, MS-FNPS, BS

Judy Arbique is a lab technologist at Capital District Health Authority in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and a partner in Arbique-Rendell Onsite Training and Consulting of Halifax. Debbie Arbique is a clinical case manager and research nurse/research coordinator at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Campus, and a p.r.n. nurse in the emergency department at St. Paul University Hospital in Dallas. Figure. No caption available.

BECAUSE NERVES AND VEINS lie close to each other in the arms, you may inadvertently injure a nerve during venipuncture. Most nerve injuries are mild and temporary, but others are severe and cause chronic problems. By knowing the safest locations for venipuncture and following the other tips in this article, you can reduce your patient's risk of nerve injury.

Types of nerve injury

Nerve injury during venipuncture can be caused ...

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