Evaluation Background: Peripheral IV Infiltration/Extravasation Detectors
November 9, 2022 | Evaluations & Guidance
Here's background for our Evaluations of peripheral IV infiltration/extravasation detectors, outlining the key considerations for making wise purchasing decisions. Review our latest product ratings, and learn how the technology is used, what factors we test for, and more.
Peripheral IV infiltration/extravasation detectors are peripheral IV site monitors that use a noninvasive reusable or single-use sensor to detect subcutaneous infiltrations and extravasations.
This technology was first used in 2015. ivWatch is currently the only manufacturer of commercially available infiltration/extravasation detectors.