| October 21, 2005
Photo play-by-play of a failed peripheral IV placement.
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It looks like an artery instead of a vein was accessed.
Why weren’t gloves being used by whoever was placing the IV? And it looks as if the needle was withdrawn and then reinserted – that’s a no-no.
Never released the tourniquet?
Kevin, when do you reveal the correct answer?
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