Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019, 23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia

Research Article

Incidence Of Phlebitis Associated With Osmolarity

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298337,
        author={Paul Joae Brett Nito and Dewi  Wulandari},
        title={ Incidence Of Phlebitis Associated With Osmolarity },
        proceedings={Proceedings of the First National Seminar Universitas Sari Mulia, NS-UNISM 2019,  23rd November 2019, Banjarmasin, South Kalimantan, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={NS-UNISM},
        year={2020},
        month={7},
        keywords={osmolarity phlebitis visual infusion phlebitis scale},
        doi={10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298337}
    }
    
  • Paul Joae Brett Nito
    Dewi Wulandari
    Year: 2020
    Incidence Of Phlebitis Associated With Osmolarity
    NS-UNISM
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.23-11-2019.2298337
Paul Joae Brett Nito1,*, Dewi Wulandari2
  • 1: Pediatric Department, Nursing Program, Facultyof Health Universitas Sari Mulia, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
  • 2: Facultyof HealthUniversitas Sari Mulia, Banjarmasin, Indonesia
*Contact email: pauljoae@unism.ac.id

Abstract

Phlebitis is a condition where the veins (tunica intima) inflammation, characterized by pain in the affected area, swelling, erythema and palpable hard veins caused by internal and external factors. The incidence of phlebitis highest in Southeast Asia according to the CDC (2017) are in developing countries such as Malaysia (12.70%), Philippines (10.10%), and Indonesia (9.80%). This study aimed to determine incidence of phlebitis associated with osmolarity in Pediatric's wards of hospitals in Banjarmasin.This cohort study used analytic observational with a sample of 80 people used consecutive sampling technique with predetermined criteria. The instruments used were observation sheet respondents and Visual Infusion phlebitis Scale (VIP Scale). Data were analyzed using chi square test. There was a significant association between osmolarity with the incidence of phlebitis (p <0.05). This study recommend that nurses and medical personnel need to consider the osmolarity is given through a peripheral IV catheter