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Blood draw from peripheral IV

Is it acceptable to draw blood from a peripheral IV that has been in place longer than 24 hours.

In: general, Posted 3 years ago

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Hi, I teach cannulation and IV drug admin and we teach that once a cannula has been flushed then no, you cannot gain bloods from that cannula. You will need to use a fresh point of access

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