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Caution for Nurses to Prevent Medical Malpractice

According to a news article, nurses should check IVs every four hours to avoid medical malpractice litigation. The article says, “lawsuits involving intravenous lines are the third most common cause of medical malpractice litigation in the United States.” The article further states that most IV problems are thought to be preventative. The nurse must check the IV often to avoid medical problems, resulting in medical malpractice.

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