Reply To: IVAD/Port flushing

  • Stacy Wolf

    Member
    September 23, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    Hi Patricia,

    Our institution’s current protocol is still to flush implanted ports once a month (with 3-5 mL of 100u/mL heparin, based on weight) when not otherwise in use.

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    Stacy Wolf, RN, BMTCN, CPNP-AC, CPON
    Stanford University
    Palo Alto, CA
    United States
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