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Flashcards in IV's Deck (8)
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1

AN IV piggyback infusion is given through the existing

IV over a short period of time

2

it is important to see if the piggyback medication and IV solution are __________

compatible

3

make sure to label the tubing with

appropriate date

4

after attaching the IVPB infusion squeeze the ____________ ________ so it is halfway full.

drip chamber

5

Priming the IVPB tubing

let IVPB go all the way to the tip

6

connect tubing to main IV port after

priming IVPB tube

7

clean IV port with

alcohol swab

8

what to document after IVPB infusion

medication, dose, route (IVPB), amount of fluid, venous access site, rate and time