Reply To: peripheral IVs for RBCX

  • Mary Lynn Rae

    Member
    June 18, 2014 at 5:02 pm

    Hello-

    I believe that we do red cell exchange via an 18 gauge steel needle.  Please email me directly if you would like the name of our pheresis RN.  mlrae@luriechildrens.org

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    Mary Lynn Rae
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    United States
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 06-18-2014 01:29 PM
    From: Lana Tacey
    Subject: peripheral IVs for RBCX

    This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Advanced Practice Nurses and APHON Open Forum .
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    We are looking for information in regards to the use of peripheral IVs for automated red blood cell exchanges and for stem cell collections. Currently we are using a central line and looking to change practice. If you could please share:

    IV brand:
    IV size:
    age group that different sizes are used:
    challenges:
    protocols:

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    Lana Tacey
    Clinical Nurse Specialist
    Alberta Children’s Hospital
    Calgary, AB
    Canada
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