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Agree. We do not aspirate to remove heparin. We only aspirate to check blood return.
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We do not aspirate if we use 30 units (external CVCs; PICCs; accessed ports) or 300 units (upon port de-acccess); we will only aspirate for religious reasons and we only aspirate if we use dialysis catheters
Mary Lynn Rae, MSN, RN, CPHON
NPD Practitioner/Clinical Educator Hem/Onc/SCT
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago