Extravasation injury definition

An extravasation injury is defined as injury caused to body tissue due to a blistering solution that did not follow the intended intravenous pathway (the vain).

There is huge variation in the injury caused by this from a skin reaction to the damage of nerves, tendons and joints. The damage caused by extravasation can continue months after the incident has taken place.

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Extravasation injury definition

An extravasation injury is defined as injury caused to body tissue due to a blistering solution that did not follow the intended intravenous pathway (the vain).

There is huge variation in the injury caused by this from a skin reaction to the damage of nerves, tendons and joints. The damage caused by extravasation can continue months after the incident has taken place.

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