Go-lytely continuous infusions

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Stacie Ethington
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Go-lytely continuous infusions

I've identified a unique workflow and am interested to see if other organizations have encountered this. We have some providers that are ordering continuous infusions of go-lytely (max rate of 1,200 mL/hr in some instances) to be run via an enteral tube. If your organization sees these types of orders, what does administration look like? I think our actual order on the MAR is fine but the workflow for nursing to achieve this rate at the bedside is excessive in its current state.

Thanks for any help,
Stacie Ethington MSN, RN-BC
Nebraska Medicine