PICC Line - page 2

when a patient has a dual lumen picc, is it acceptable to have a continuous infusion such as blood or insulin infusing while the other lumen has intermittent antibiotics? same for triple lumens? and where would i be able to... Read More

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    Quote from hypocaffeinemia
    Just tell 'em that ALL medications are compatible once mixed and diluted into blood plasma volume.
    Well stated! Since this is the purpose of all central venous catheters (and a PICC is considered a CVC) nothing else needs to be said.

    Solutions that are not y-site compatible, are not a problem when infused through any type of CVC.

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    Va Jenny....just go to my account and you can private message anyone....you can also take the tutorial for the site

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