IV push meds

  1. What does it mean to do IV push meds?
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  3. by   UM Review RN
    It means that the nurse gives the medication via a syringe into the existing IV, instead of injecting it into the skin. You can see the clinical procedure checklist with pictures here:

    http://teach.lanecc.edu/nursingskills/ivmed/IVck4.htm

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