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——————————————- Mary Lynn Rae Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL United States ——————————————-
——————————————- 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 . ——————————————- 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:
——————————————- Lana Tacey Clinical Nurse Specialist Alberta Children’s Hospital Calgary, AB Canada ——————————————-