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Amy Graham
references for lidocaine in MST placement
I am the process of updating our policy and procedures for PICC lines.  I am in need of reference for the lidocaine use in PICC placement, especially using MST.  INS refers to the intradermal prior to cannulation with the needle.  I can not find any reference for the amount given prior to placing the introducer. The amount I use varies on the vein depth usually 1-3ml.  Any help would be appreciated.  Amy Graham
lynncrni
I don't think you will find

I don't think you will find any specific publications about this. Lynn 

 

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., RN, BC, CRNI

www.hadawayassociates.com

Lynn Hadaway, M.Ed., NPD-BC, CRNI

Lynn Hadaway Associates, Inc.

PO Box 10

Milner, GA 30257

Website http://www.hadawayassociates.com

Office Phone 770-358-7861

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