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We have it available but rarely use. We use StatSeal on a regular basis and it works very well for newly inserted central lines.
Kelly Horn MSN, RN, CPON
Nursing Professional Development Specialist/Charge Nurse 4W/5W Medical Surgical Unit
McLane Children’s Medical Center 1901 SW HK Dodgen Loop | Temple, TX 76502
254-935-4416 Office | 254-718-7722 Cell
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Our ED uses Quikclot (kaolin-based gauze) on a decent basis, especially with our kids.
Do any of your units/areas use this on the floor for any reason (prolonged epistaxis, central lines thaf won’t stop bleeding, etc.)?
If so, what are your criteria for use?
—————————— Chris Donaghey, MSN, RN, PCNS-BC, CPN, CPHON Clinical Nurse Specialist – Riley Cancer Center Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Indianapolis, IN ——————————