SNHP | Senior Nursing Poster Session

Title

Administering Intradermal Anesthetic Prior to Peripheral Venipunctures

Presenter Information

Emily DowdyFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

Minor

None

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Dr. Marcia Hobbs, DNS, RN

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Peripheral IVs have been known to cause pain and anxiety for patients. Offering an intradermal anesthetic may relieve these feelings and promote a trusting relationship with the nurse. Offering this service has also been shown to improve patient satisfaction levels.

Affiliations

Nursing

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Administering Intradermal Anesthetic Prior to Peripheral Venipunctures

Peripheral IVs have been known to cause pain and anxiety for patients. Offering an intradermal anesthetic may relieve these feelings and promote a trusting relationship with the nurse. Offering this service has also been shown to improve patient satisfaction levels.