Acute peripheral vein phlebitis: management, clinical outcome and complications in a retrospective study with 240 patients

Sebastian E. Dunda, Erhan Demir, Omobolanle Joy Mefful, Gerrit Grieb & Norbert Pallua
Introduction: Acute phlebitis due to peripheral vein cathetersremains a frequent disease in clinical practice with prolonged hospital stay, increased morbidity, mortality and healthcare costs. This retrospective study was designed to increase awareness, value current treatment options and suggest recommendations[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]