The Incidence and Factors Associated with Peripheral Intravenous Catheter Failure in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital

Authors

  • Athirarani.M.R1 , Sheba V Babu2 , Sabitha Santhosh3 , Safeeda P.V3 , Safiya.M3 , Sandhra Antony3 , Sandra Rose Viji3 , Seby Jacob3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijonc.v8i1.8599

Keywords:

peripheral intravenous catheter failure, incidence, dwell time

Abstract

The insertion of peripheral intravenous catheter is a common practice in hospitals. The present study is
aimed to assess the incidence and factors associated with peripheral intravenous catheter failure. The
objective were the estimation of the incidence of peripheral intravenous catheter failure among patient
admitted in tertiary care setting and to assess the factors associated with it. The design used for this study
was prospective survey. The data were collected from 294 participant with a semi structured interview
schedule and an observation checklist. The findings of the study revealed that the incidence of peripheral
intravenous catheter failure were 50.3% and mean dwell time were 71.7 hours. The factors associated with
PIVC failure was gender, type of ward, duration of hospital stay, purpose of PIVC insertion.

Author Biography

Athirarani.M.R1 , Sheba V Babu2 , Sabitha Santhosh3 , Safeeda P.V3 , Safiya.M3 , Sandhra Antony3 , Sandra Rose Viji3 , Seby Jacob3

1
Assistant Professor, Government College of Nursing, Alappuzha, Kerala, 2
III year BSc Nursing Student,
Government college of Nursing, Alappuzha, Kerala, 3
III year BSc Nursing Student, Government College of
Nursing, Alappuzha, Kerala

Published

2020-01-30