lovenox injections - page 2

by iwanna 3,537 Views | 11 Comments

I have a patient that gets lovenox injections. As ordered, I must waste 5 mg of his pre-filled syringe. So, the lovenox is on the needle prior to giving the injection. I know this is very irritating. I can recall switiching... Read More

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    Oh! OP you brought back memories of the good ol' days when I use to administer Lovenox, and for what is worth your doing just fine, therefore, continue your well recommended method, your patients are aware that the medication itself can be a bit uncomfortable, however, they also know that you mean well... wishing you the best always... Aloha~
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    I was on Lovenox for a week or so. Nothing you do will make it comfortable. The shot itself sucks. So keep doing what you are doing and the patient will appreciate you keeping them alive!