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Flush rate post antibiotic infusion

Hi, I am the new CNC of a Neonatal unit and atm. the nurses push/bolus by hand any flush for any antibiotic administered by infusion or bolus/push.
I come from another institution where for safety any antibiotics infused were flushed at same rate as it was infused and any antibiotic given as bolus should be flushed as bolus.
I haven’t found any literature about either recommendation in newborns, but safe practice says to me that it would be the safest to infuse flushes at same rate. Could you provide any literature reinforcing this practice?
Thank you,

In: flushing, Posted 1 year ago

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