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Lumbar puncture

  1. 0 Can a radiology nurse (RN) collect CSF without a physician in the room? Is it legal, what competencies are required, and do you have support for the position? Adrian S.
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  3. Visit  suzanne4 profile page
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    Not in any state that I am aware of. This includes injecting antibiotics into the catheter, as well. I definitely would not want the responsibility of this.
  4. Visit  renerian profile page
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    I checked our rules and it is a no here.