sterile water in bladder irrigation

  1. i made a big mistake hanging 9000 cc of sterile water for bladder irrigation instead of normal saline.. i feel so bad it might do harm in the patient. any body knows the side effects of this??
    any input will greatly appreciated...
  2. 3 Comments

  3. by   Vsummer1
    Fluid overload -- you have no solutes in the solvent.
  4. by   hospicemom
    def fluid overload, how old was your pt.
  5. by   Nurse Ratched
    Poster may not answer - thread is almost 2 years old .

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