Reply To: SCT on a neonate

  • Apryl Norris

    September 3, 2021 at 4:36 pm
    We just slow push it… 

    Apryl Norris, RN, BSN

    Charge Nurse, ��Heme/Onc/BMT��
    (205) 265-9584

    Original Message:
    Sent: 9/3/2021 3:01:00 PM
    From: Mary Lynn Rae
    Subject: SCT on a neonate

    Hello All:

    We are going to do SCT on a patient in the NICU (and the patient will stay in the NICU as he is only 1.7 kg) for Krabbe disease. 

    Has anyone ever put the stem cell infusion on the syringe pump vs. large volume tubing to gravity? I was thinking the syringe pump would be better and then use large bore syringe pump tubing so that it does not have be flushed post with a lot of fluid.

    Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, NPD-BC, CPHON
    NPD Practitioner/Clinical Educator Hem/Onc/SCT
    Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
    225 East Chicago Avenue,
    Chicago, Illinois 60611-2991