what's the appropriate name for this procedure? - page 3

when an IV goes interstitial, and the person's hand becomes extremely swollen (the IV is removed), and when the swelling doesn't go down, then staff insert a needle and withdraw fluid from tissues? ... Read More

  1. by   firstyearstudent
    What was in the IV? If it was something gnarly (like chemo drugs or something) they might have injected something to help prevent tissue damage and the patient just thought they were pulling something out.