According to the INS standard, it is not recommend to declot the midlines. What are the reasons not to declot the midlines with tpa?
It is in a peripheral vein and there are no studies about using tPA in a midline catheter. Lynn
Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI
Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.
126 Main Street, PO Box 10
Milner, GA 30257
Office Phone 770-358-7861
IMO...it is not a long term line..so I just replace if needed. It may be cheaper...if you are just loking at a cost issue