Kind of a new nurse here... I have a question regarding filters on central lines. When I push med into central line. Should I do it below the filter or above the filter. I am assuming below the filter is distal to body. I have always pushed below the filter because that is what my preceptor taught me, but, I am seeing other nurses go above filter. Thankyou!
Nov 26, '06
Was always taught to push below the filter.