Measuring urine output - page 3

I am wondering what other units do in regards to keeping track of urine output. The Level III unit I work in does not measure urine output at all.... Read More

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    We weigh every diaper on every patient, even if the baby eats like a pro or is going home that day, and then record it under urine output in our electronic charting. We total mL/kg/hr every eight hours and are supposed to report it if it is less than 2. Some of the sicker kids have catheters, we just use a feeding tube (I think they're 5 fr) hooked up to a collection chamber.


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