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Hi Susan, Generally we use the rate of 20cc per hour. Unless the child is an infant (< 10 kg), then we would have to have to adjust it according to the max hourly rate, if they had another line infusing. Gerally never lss than 15 cc hr though. Gale
——————————————- Gale Roberts Provincial Pediatric Oncology Nurse Coordinator Janeway Children’s Health & Rehab Centre St Johns Canada ——————————————-
——————————————- Original Message: Sent: 11-12-2013 02:47 PM From: Susan Russo Subject: KVO Central Line Infusion Rate
This message has been cross posted to the following Discussions: Inpatient Staff Hospital Issues and Nurse Educators . ——————————————- What is your institutions minimal infusion rate when administered through:
a. Port-A-Cath b. Tunneled Central Venous Line
Thanks for the input!
——————————————- Susan Russo Hem Onc Interim Nurse Educator Austin, TX United States ——————————————-