IV Therapy Notes by L Phillips

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Davis. 9% sodium chloride injection, heparin 10 U, 100-␮/mL vials, syringes (10 mL), gloves, and sharps container ■ Follow hand hygiene procedures ■ Don gloves ■ Observe standard precautions ■ Cleanse injection port with appropriate antiseptic solution ■ Connect saline-filled syringe to injection port ■ Slowly aspirate until positive blood obtained, confirming catheter patency ■ Flush with saline ■ Cleanse port with appropriate antiseptic solution ■ Connect medication to injection port ■ Administer medication ■ Disconnect medication from port ■ Cleanse injection/access port with antiseptic solution ■ Connect second saline-filled syringe to injection port ■ Flush with saline ■ Disinfect port with antiseptic solution ■ Connect heparin-filled syringe to injection port and slowly aspirate to reconfirm positive blood aspirate ■ Slowly inject flush, maintaining positive pressure ■ Document heparin flush in patient record Local Anesthesia Anesthesia is used to provide a localized effect during vascular access.

A. Davis. 27 Parenteral Solutions—Fast Facts Dextrose Solutions ■ 1600 calories needed daily for an adult at bed rest, which does not allow for fever or other increased metabolism needs. 9% sodium chloride is the only solution to be used with blood components ■ Hypertonic sodium chloride (3% and 5%) can be dangerous when administered incorrectly Hydrating Solutions ■ ■ ■ ■ Combination of dextrose and hypnotic sodium chloride Hydrates patients in dehydrated states Promotes diuresis—used for fluid challenge, check kidney function Potassium free Multiple Electrolyte Solutions Lactated Ringer’s ■ Solution that most parallels the body’s extracellular electrolyte content ■ Used to replace fluid loss from burns, bile, and diarrhea ■ Contains bicarbonate precursor to assist in prevention of acidosis ■ Should not be used in patients with impaired lactate metabolism F&E F&E Copyright © 2005 F.

Two methods of maintaining patency of locking devices: sodium chloride (saline flush) and heparin lock flush. 9% sodium chloride (saline), syringes (3 mL or 5 mL) ■ Follow hand hygiene procedures ■ Don gloves ■ Observe standard precautions ■ Cleanse port with appropriate antiseptic solution ■ Insert saline-filled syringe to catheter via insertion into locking device ■ Slowly aspirate until positive blood return is obtained to confirm patency ■ Slowly inject flush (1 mL) ■ Disconnect syringe and attach medication syringe ■ Adminster medication slowly ■ Disconnect medication syringe; attach saline syringe ■ Flush with saline, maintaining postive pressure ■ Disconnect syringe from access port ■ Document in patient record Note: Most peripheral lines are maintained with sodium chloride flush 52 Copyright © 2005 F.

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