what is tpn and lab draws?
Our current policy is to stop the infusion, flush with 20ml NaCl, draw a waste and discard 3-5ml blood, then draw sample followed by a NaCl flush and restart of the infusion as ordered. - read more
I'm doing a little research on TPN policies and have some questions: 1. Do you give TPN via a peripheral line ever? (PPN) 2. Do you always stop the TPN for lab draws (even if the TPN is in a central line and the draw is peripheral?) 3. Do you add insulin to the TPN for elevated blood sugars or - read more
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