Reply To: Positioning During Port Access

  • Sheryl Bartlett

    March 4, 2016 at 9:35 am

    We do the same "whatever works" as long as sterility is maintained.  We have patients that sit in parents laps, lay by themselves, sit by themselves.

    We utilize our child life specialist early in therapy to assist.




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    Whatever works!!  So most of ours are sitting up — and we can maintain sterility……..its definitely up to the kiddo and what will make them most comfortable. 

    Marcia Stubstad, CPHON,MSN,RN
    Fargo, ND
    United States