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Reply To: Stool on IV tubing
September 10, 2019 at 12:47 pm
We change tubing and caps and dressing only if involved. We draw cultures with the cap change and do not start antibiotics unless positive culture or spikes a fever.
—————————— Elizabeth Sheldon, CPHON,CPNP-PC,PCNS San Diego, CA United States —————————— ——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 09-09-2019 07:21 PM From: Mary Lynn Rae Subject: Stool on IV tubing
A code brown!
We change everything: caps, dressing, tubing
We have not routinely started ABX as most are on them already
Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, CPHON
NPD Practitioner/Clinical Educator Hem/Onc/SCT
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago