sucutaneous needle insertion for palliative care

  1. bevel up or down? research to support practice of bevel up.

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  3. by   CHRIS TAYLOR
    BEVEL SHOULD BE DOWN, THIS WILL
    ALLOW FLUIDS/MEDS TO BE ADMIN. WHERE IT NEEDS TO & PREVENT MIGRATION OF THE NEEDLE DEEPER INTO THE TISSUE OR MUSCLE.
    I WOULD ALSO CONSIDER THE USE OF CATHETERS INSTEAD TO DECREASE POTENTIAL TRAUMA

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