What pumps have you used?

by murses murses (New) New

1. What IV pumps does your hospital use? (Baxter, Alaris, Hospira...)

2. What other pumps have you used?

3. Which have you seen the most of in your career?

MunoRN, RN

Specializes in Critical Care. Has 10 years experience. 8,058 Posts

I started with these bad boys:


Since those are no longer available or even supported the places I've worked use the Sigma Spectrums.



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Thank you, I look forward to other responses. After reading a research article, those three seem to be the most popular, but I haven't found anyone who actually uses the Hospira Plum A pumps. I used them once at an older hospital, but I wonder if they are being phased out. 


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Yeah, I’m that old. The bottom one was super high-tech at the time. 

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MyAimIsTrue, BSN

201 Posts

We use Hospira Plum. I'm not a fan. I'm very comfortable with Alaris, but was disappointed that my new (and better) employer uses Hospira. They seem overly complicated to me, and what a pain trying to find the programmed meds.