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Hi everyone, I am new here.I am a new Nurse and have started my first job on a medical/ surgical ward.I am enjoying it alot. I am having difficulty though with preparing IV antibiotics. I am... Read More

  1. by   soulvision
    Hi, The trick is you don't put the 20mls into the glass vial. You only put in around 10mls or until you feel the pressure won't let you put in any more water, then stop, leave the drawing up needle in the vial, and shake up the water that's in the vial till it is dissolved, then draw up the mixed antibiotics & water back into the 20ml syringe.
    You should be right now :-)
  2. by   ayla2004
    OP are you in the Uk? co amoxiclav. is BAN term #