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Michael Johnson
Fluormethane Spray replacement

Please help...

The cans of the fluromethane spray product we have been using to access implanted ports have been recalled to due fungal infections from we shove fungal spores into our chemo patients....

We were using Gebauer's (replaces on Fluromethane---topical refrigerant).

What are others using?

Ice application or a topical
Ice application or a topical anesthetic cream such as EMLA or Lmax. 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

Michael Johnson
Hah!   We did the ice for a



We did the ice for a few days.  The patients wouldn't beleive us...but it works.

 We found a replacement spray---which was already in our formulary--which helped the porcess.



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