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If a medication needs to be given via IV push the nurses will inject it directly to the CVC.
——————————————- Regina Wilkes CNL-St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital Memphis, TN United States ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 05-02-2014 12:35 PM From: Mary Lynn Rae Subject: Hazardous Medication Administration
If we do IV push we push directly through the CVC cap (we don’t use the side-arm technique with IV fluids).
——————————————- Mary Lynn Rae Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago Chicago, IL United States ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 05-02-2014 11:04 AM From: Patricia Conlon Subject: Hazardous Medication Administration
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When administering IV push chemo into a running line, do you administer it into the maintenance/prehydration IV fluid line and rinse through or do you set up a new medication bag and tubing for this purpose which is discarded afterwards?
——————————————- Patricia Conlon, CNS Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN United States ——————————————-