Query on Lovenox Administration - page 5
I have a buddy of mine that works on the Med/Surg. Unit where I work and is very interested in sites for Lovenox admin. She says she was taught that Lovenox equals love handles and should be admin.... Read More
Oct 21, '10Previous response(s)/thread indicate site as "lateral" versus packaging direction as: "anterolateral" and/or "posterolateral" of abdomen. Also for the question of not expelling the air from (30 and 40 mg) syringes, is written on insert. Following site from manufacturer from FAQ. When in doubt, I side with written direction versus word-of-mouth practice.
LOVENOX- Questions About Treatment & DVT Blood Clots
Oct 30, '10There are some instances if the person has a very tight distended abdomen from abd surg or is very thin sometimes you have to give somewhere else.. its a fair question. I try to avoid arms I dont think that seems like a best practice
Oct 30, '10Quote from babyhawk73I think outer aspect of thighs would be the 2nd best place if you could not do abdomenWe have one doc that writes " in legs only" so we have to give it in the thighs