what are common times to run IV's in ? - page 4

by Amy10BSN 13,371 Views | 31 Comments

I am a new nurse working in a CCU/CVICU area and was wondering if some of you seasoned nurses can give me some input about how long certain IV's should go in such as calcium, potassium, mag, etc. I know a lot of this comes along... Read More

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    Our facility gives zosyn over 4 hrs in the ICU's only, it maximizes absorbtion and therefore increases exposure to therapeutic levels, we just started this a couple months ago and now merrem is going to have an extended infusion time as well.
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    Well, OP, you've gotten a variety of answers and it shows that it is dependent on your hospital's policy. And, if you don't know, ask pharmacy.