Vía intravenosa periférica
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Es un catéter plástico corto y pequeño que se coloca a través de la piel dentro de una vena, usualmente en la mano, el codo o el pie, y ocasionalmente en la cabeza. Esta vía intravenosa periférica se utiliza para administrarle líquidos y medicamentos al bebé.
- Last Reviewed on 11/09/2006
- A.D.A.M. Medical Illustration Team: Meredith Nienkamp, M.S.M.I., Dan Johnson, M.S.M.I., Lisa Higginbotham, M.S.M.I. Review also provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network.
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