Dilemma situation! I'm not a nurse, but is this common practice?? - page 4
Resident had an iv catheter to have morphine administered subcutaneously via a butterfly needle on the abdomen. Before the nurse administered the morphine, he mentioned out loud that he had to get... Read More
Nov 12Quote from NurseCardI mainly see them in palliative care at end of life when oral access is lost. Mainly for Subcut hydromorphone, dexamethasone, and haldol.I find this thread quite fascinating; I have NEVER seen a subQ "site" in all of my
years of nursing. Learn something new every day!
Now I know there is an option for our little old people who have no veins but
still need certain IV drugs. Then again there is still SL morpine.