diprivan - page 2

THE USE OF DIPRIVAN BY A REGISTERED NURSE IS BEING DEBATED IN THE HOSPITAL WHERE I AM EMPLOYED. THE RN'S FEELING ARE THAT DIPRIVAN IS AN ANESTHETIC AGENT AND SHOULD NOT BE ADMINISTERED BY AN RN. DURING PAIN MANAGEMENT... Read More

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    I work in the coronary care unit and the majority of our post heart surgery patients are on diprivan. It is in our standing orders to begin this drip if necessary and titrate to effect. We are not allowed to bolus the patient, however.

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