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  1. Walsh, Gabrielle RN, BSN, CRNI


The hypodermoclysis technique of subcutaneous infusion has many benefits for long-term care patients and staff. Minor complications associated with the procedure are easily remedied, and studies have proved its effectiveness. Hypodermoclysis provides an easy-to-use, safe, and cost-effective alternative to intravenous hydration for the elderly long-term care patient.