using alcohol on peripheral iv site

  1. i would like to know the technique used while cleansing a peripheral intravenous site with alcohol.Is it from side to side or in concentric circles? how much time do we wait till alcohol air dry? is there any evidence based article or reference regarding this question?please respond as soon as you can. what is the`best antiseptic solution to be used while cleaning a peripheral IV site.
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  3. by   texas_lvn
    Is this for a school related project?