Is any blood product considered a vesicant? Does the most recent INS literature address this?
There is no documentation that blood is a vesicant, however CPDA as the additive to blood contains calcium which is a vesicant. Lynn
Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI
Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.
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Milner, GA 30257
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I think humans would be in trouble if it was!
Chris Cavanaugh, RN, BSN, CRNI, VA-BC