help! my piggyback won't run! - page 2

I'm currently doing my senior internship for nursing school. The other day, I set up a piggyback using the "backpriming" method, where you hook everything up and then lower the piggyback bag so the... Read More

  1. by   jadelpn
    Thank you for that information! Why would someone need this? Three (or more) infusions at a time? So a patient could conceivably have fluids, an antibiotic and then something else--fluids and the antibiotic on pump one, then another medication on pump 2 connected to the y site below pump 1 in a single IV? Don't mean to sound dumb, but I have never done this before (and I think thankfully LOL) AND because I am talking about it, don't you KNOW that it will now come up! LOL