Reply To: Blina home infusion pumps

  • Louis Ruggiero

    Member
    August 29, 2019 at 1:12 pm

    Hi Heather,

    We use the CADD pump and I believe you can purchase an infusion back pack for it. There are several options from different medical supply companies as far as bags go. See the picture below for a similar bag we use.

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    Louis Ruggiero, BSN, RN, CPHON
    Clinical Educator – Infusion Center
    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    lruggiero@chla.usc.edu
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    Original Message:
    Sent: 08-29-2019 12:32 PM
    From: Heather Hartlage
    Subject: Blina home infusion pumps

    Would anyone mind sharing the type of pump they use for home blina delivery and if they use a backpack or fanny pack for the patients to transport the pump/drug?  If you use a backpack/fanny pack, what is it called?  This has been a ongoing issue for my institution and we can’t seem to find something that works.

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    Heather Hartlage, MSN,RN,CPON
    Clinical Nurse Education
    Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care and Renal Center
    Norton Children’s Hospital
    Louisville, KY United States
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