potassium chloride iv bolus

Reducing Pain Experienced During Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride was given as a premixed solution containing 10 mmol of potassium chloride in 100 mL of water for injection This commercially available preparation was routinely used for potassium chloride infusion as per departmental protocol Patients who received lignocaine were given a 3 mL bolus of 1% solution a minute before the start of the potassium chloride infusion This

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IV Fluids

IV Fluids When administering IV fluids the type and amount of fluid may influence patient outcomes Make sure to understand the differences between fluid products and their effects Crystalloids Crystalloid solutions contain small molecules that flow easily across semipermeable membranes from the bloodstream into the cells and body tissues Crystalloid solutions are distinguished by the

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Potassium Solutions for Intravenous Administration

Potassium Solutions for Intravenous Administration Including Guideline for Hypokalaemia UHL Policy Approved By: Policy and Guideline Committee Date of Original Approval: 9 January 2018 (PGC Chair's approva l) Trust Reference: B1/2018 Version: 2 : Supersedes: 1 – January 2018 : Trust Lead: Elizabeth McKechnie Medication Safety Pharmacist : Board Director Lead: Dr Andrew Furlong

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Dosing and Administration

Aggrastat dosing and administration guidelines Drug Compatibilities Aggrastat can be administered in the same intravenous line as heparin atropine sulfate dobutamine dopamine epinephrine hydrochloride (HCl) famotidine injection furosemide lidocaine midazolam HCl morphine sulfate nitroglycerin potassium chloride and propranolol HCl Do not administer Aggrastat

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POTASSIUM CHLORIDE

Potassium overdose can be fatal Ready-mixed infusion solutions containing potassium should be used Exceptionally if potassium chloride concentrate is used for preparing an infusion the infusion solution should be thoroughly mixed Local policies on avoiding inadvertent use of potassium chloride concentrate should be followed

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Management of Ileostomy and other GI Fluid Losses

Management of Ileostomy and other GI Fluid Losses Morbidity and Mortality Conference April 29 2005 Kings County Hospital Sajani Shah MD Management of Ileostomy and other GI Fluid Losses Anatomy of Body Fluids zMales: water constitutes 60% of body weight zFemales: water constitutes 50% of body weight zFunctional compartments of body fluids: – Intracellular space – 40% of body weight

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Ringer's lactate solution

Ringer's lactate solution (RL) also known as sodium lactate solution and Hartmann's solution is a mixture of sodium chloride sodium lactate potassium chloride and calcium chloride in water It is used for replacing fluids and electrolytes in those who have low blood volume or low blood pressure It may also be used to treat metabolic acidosis and to wash the eye following a chemical burn

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INTRAVENOUS FLUID MANAGEMENT CHW

Guideline: Intravenous Fluid Management - CHW This document reflects whatis currently regarded as safe practice However as in any clinical situation there may be factors which cannot be covered by a single set of guidelines This document does not replace the need for the application of clinical judgement to each individual presentation Approved by: SCHN Policy Procedure and Guideline

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Hypokalemia

If potassium is given more rapidly then it must be monitored more frequently (1) Cardiac arrest due to hypokalemia (e g VT VF or asystole) Start with 20 mEq potassium IV over 2-3 minutes (2) Recurrent malignant arrhythmias with a pulse Start with 20 mEq potassium IV over 10-20 minutes (infusion rate of 60-120 mEq/hr)

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IV Fluids

Potassium chloride (KCl) should be added to IV fluids if the patient is receiving nothing by mouth and has normal renal function as the kidneys are constantly filtering potassium It should be used with caution if renal function is impaired return to top Adult Fluid Needs Recuscitation An adult bolus is normally 500-1000ml of nromal saline or ringer's lactate Repeat as needed until

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Birmingham Children's Hospital Injectable CALCIUM

"Bolus" dose over 10 minutes Continuous infusions have been used maximum 1mmol/hour Stability Use immediately - assign expiry of 1 hour on IV additive label Flushes Sodium chloride 0 9% Common Compatibilities at Terminal Y-site IV maintenance fluids containing sodium chloride or glucose with or without potassium chloride

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Penicillin G Potassium Injection USP

Penicillin G Potassium Injection USP In PL 2040 Plastic Container For Intravenous Use Only GALAXY Container (PL 2040 Plastic) To reduce the development of drug-resistant bacteria and maintain the effectiveness of Penicillin G Potassium Injection USP and other antibacterial drugs Penicillin G Potassium Injection USP should be used only to treat or prevent infections that are proven or

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Calcium Gluconate 2018

Calcium chloride 10% may be preferred over calcium gluconate 10% for rapid IV administration Calcium gluconate in glass vials should not be used for repeated or prolonged treatment due to the high aluminium content Indication Asymptomatic or symptomatic hypocalcaemia Hyperkalaemia Exchange transfusion Magnesium toxicity Calcium channel blocker overdose Supplementation in parenteral

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Safe Handling of Adult Intravenous Potassium Chloride

Safe Handling of Adult Intravenous Potassium Chloride Preparations PD2005_342:PCP2 Version Three April 2013 Safe Handling of Adult Intravenous Potassium Chloride Preparations This PCP relates to NSW Health PD NSW Health Policy Directive PD2005_342 – Safe Handling of The word bolus must NEVER be used for IV potassium solution orders

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In this study there were 3 arms: a bolus arm (0 07 units/kg then 0 07 units/kg/h) a low-dose infusion group (no bolus 0 07 units/kg/h) and a double-dose infusion group (no bolus 0 14 units/kg/h) Outcomes were identical in the 3 groups except 5 of 12 participants needed extra insulin in the no-bolus/low-dose infusion group and the double-dose group had the lowest potassium (nadir of 3 7

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Potassium Chloride

Potassium chloride can be given orally in less serious situations or by IV in more serious situtations of potassium shortage When given by IV potassium chloride cannot be administered via IV push/bolus (or via IM or s q ) because it would result in the patient receiving too much potassium too quickly it must be diluted and infused over a certain period of time

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AHS Provincial High

Provincial High-alert Medication List Classes/Categories of Medications adrenergic agonists: IV (e g epiNEPHrine ePHEDrine potassium acetate IV potassium chloride small volume bolus bags sodium phosphate IV sodium acetate IV Institute for Safe Medication Practice

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Intermittent Bolus Injection versus Continuous Infusion of

cluding sodium potassium chloride calcium and magne-sium 1–3 Of the loop diuretics furosemide is the most com-monly prescribed in human and veterinary cardiology 1–3 The dose route and frequency of furosemide administra-tion is variable depending on the severity of CHF but it typically is administered IV as an intermittent bolus (IB)

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Infusion Therapy for the Facility

IV Infusates Name of Infusate • D5W = Dextrose in water • NSS= Normal Saline Solution • Lactated Ringers = Uses and Descriptions • Good generic infusate not for Diabetics • Physiologic Saline salt in water and is the gold standard for infusate • Volume replacement with electrolytes Sodium Chloride Calcium Lactate and Potassium

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