Peripheral Venous Access – Inpatient Care

  • Category:

    Pain treatment - non-pharmacologic.

  • Age Range:

    All Ages.

  • Tags:

    Comfort, Distraction, IV, Local, Sucrose, Topical, Venous access.

  • Type of Document:

    Nursing guideline.

  • Type of Pain:

    Acute, Ambulatory, Critical care, General, Palliative, Post-operative.

  • Author:

    Connecticut Children's Medical Center

This document is a clinical pathway guideline for peripheral venous access. It includes behavioral recommendations as well as scripting for conversations with patients.