by Cathy Parkes March 27, 2020

Do NOT administer any medications through a patient's parenteral nutrition (i.e. TPN) IV line! You need to use a separate line.


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by Cathy Parkes July 13, 2020

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by Cathy Parkes July 10, 2020

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by Cathy Parkes July 08, 2020

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