Reply To: Cap Changes with Ampho

  • no-user-found

    February 21, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    We do cap changes every 96 hours or as needed.  Nothing different with lipids or lipid ampho.





    Lisa Honeyford RN, MN, CPHON

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    1.    Do you change the CVL cap within 24 hours after liposomal amphotericin? Yes

    2.    Do you change the CVL cap within 24 hours of lipids? Yes



    Mary Lynn

    Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, CPHON

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