Clinimix PN

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Bridget Gegorski
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Clinimix PN

Our system is working to standardize parenteral nutrition support. We would greatly appreciate your input and guidance on the following questions:

Our facilities prepare their PNs in two different ways:

A. Withdraw the volume so there is no residual left in the bag after 24-hours
B. Do not withdraw the volume, so there is residual volume remaining in the bag after the 24-hr infusion (nursing disposes the remaining volume)

-What does your facility do?

-If you dispense the commercially available volume and dispose of the excess: What information is provided on your label? Volume dispensed, volume to be administered, or both?

-How do you handle additives such as Multivitamins and trace elements?

Bridget Gegorski, Pharm.D.
Medication Safety Officer
University Hospitals Office: 216-983-1307
11100 Euclid Ave Fax: 216-844-3052
Cleveland, Ohio 44106 Mail Stop: WRN 5006
Bridget.Gegorski@UHHospitals.org