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Nursing2015

October 2005, Volume 35 Number 10 , p 34 - 34 [FREE]

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Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you routinely check for a blood return on peripheral I.V.s? According to Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice (2000), you should aspirate to confirm catheter patency before administering medication or fluid.

 

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Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you routinely check for a blood return on peripheral I.V.s? According to Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice (2000), you should aspirate to confirm catheter patency before administering medication or fluid.

 
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Visit http://www.nursingcenter.com to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.