Don't flush saline lock? I'm confused. - page 2

Hi All, I've been doing something the same way for years but now I'm not sure it's needed. When IV solution is discontinued and patient is to just have saline lock, I've been unplugging the IV... Read More

  1. by   bjaeram
    I never flush after saline has been infusing. Seems silly to me. I stop the fluids then disconnect.
  2. by   *ac*
    To everyone who's not flushing: I don't want to follow you and have to restart your IV's.

    If I'm your relief nurse, please either flush or leave a med line running!