Development of an informatics platform to document extravasation of non-cytotoxic intravenous drugs
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Poster
- By: MORGADO, Manuel (Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira, Pharmaceutical Services, Covilhã, Portugal)
- Co-author(s): Saldanha, Maria José (Health Sciences Faculty, University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal)
Paulino, Ema (Portuguese Pharmaceutical Society, Lisbon, Portugal)
Morgado, Sandra (Hospital Centre of Cova da Beira, Covilhã, Portugal)
Background Extravasation of non-cytotoxic intravenous drugs (NCID) is a rare but often serious complication of intravenous administration of drugs. It may impair the quality of life and patient survival and to lengthen hospitalization and increase its costs. One of the barriers for the proper extravasation management is the lack of information and .. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.