Safe Practice of Y-Site Drug Administration: The Case of Colistin and Parenteral Nutrition

  title={Safe Practice of Y-Site Drug Administration: The Case of Colistin and Parenteral Nutrition},
  author={M. Stawny and A. Gostyńska and Malwina Nadolna and A. Jelińska},
  • M. Stawny, A. Gostyńska, +1 author A. Jelińska
  • Published 2020
  • Medicine
  • Pharmaceutics
  • A serious problem in everyday clinical practice is the co-administration of drugs using the same infusion line. Potential complications of co-administration of incompatible drugs include precipitation in the infusion line or central venous catheter leading to its occlusion. Administration of precipitate and large lipid droplets into the venous system may lead to the embolization of capillaries and local or systemic inflammatory reactions, with the consequences of venous thrombosis, chronic… CONTINUE READING
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