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  • Advantages of Subcutaneous Drug Delivery

    In studies comparing SC to IV administration patients reported a higher preference for subcutaneous administration 88 9 versus IV 9 6 An international randomized two cohort study PrefHer reported similar results in which 92 of patients stated they preferred SC administration of trastuzumab versus 8 for IV administration 3

  • Successful Management of Subcutaneous Infiltration of an

    May 10 2018  Since intravenous line infiltration and subsequent subcutaneous extravasation are not a rare intraoperative event more research into the effects of neuromuscular blocking agents is needed to aid clinical outcomes Keywords Anesthesia critical care drug administration routes extravasation neuromuscular blocker

  • Intravenous and Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Treatment Options

    Jun 28 2019  Berger M Choices in IgG replacement therapy for primary immune deficiency diseases subcutaneous IgG vs intravenous IgG and selecting an optimal dose

  • Subcutaneous Injection Butterfly Insertion

    Consult with EPOS prior to establishing a SQ route and prior to administering medication/fluids via a SQ line The site should be assessed for redness bruising swelling tenderness leakage or discharge Re site if any of these are present The subcutaneous site is to be changed every 7 days or sooner to maintain patency

  • Subcutaneous injection sites how to give subcutaneous

    Subcutaneous injections can be given straight in at a 90 degree angle or at a 45 degree angle Give the injection at a 90 degree angle if you can grasp 2 inches of skin between your thumb and first finger If you can grasp only 1 inch of skin give the injection at a 45 degree angle Open the alcohol wipe Wipe the area where you plan to give

  • Subcutaneous Fluid Replacement in the Elderly

    Insertion of a subcutaneous infusion line is a Standard Aseptic Technique procedure As per the CHHS Peripheral Intravenous Cannula Adults and Children Not neonates on the policy register Procedure standard aseptic non touch technique can be performed by experienced staff without touching key areas i e insertion site

  • The optimal choice of medication administration route

    Jul 02 2015  Introduction Injections are among the most common health care procedures throughout the world with at least 16 billion administered in developing and transitional countries each year 1 Intravenous IV subcutaneous SC and intramuscular IM are three most frequently used injection routes in medication administration IV injection is the introduction of a medication into the veins using

  • Nurse Administered Subcutaneous Morphine Is a Satisfactory

    PCA pumps were removed on Day 2 in the afternoon according to our standard practice and both patient groups received additional subcutaneous morphine by the same protocol if required after the afternoon of Day 2 All patients had an IV catheter placed in situ at all times while receiving systemic morphine

  • Treatment of Diabetic Ketoacidosis With Subcutaneous

    OBJECTIVE In this prospective randomized open trial we compared the efficacy and safety of aspart insulin given subcutaneously at different time intervals to a standard low dose intravenous IV infusion protocol of regular insulin in patients with uncomplicated diabetic ketoacidosis DKA RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 45 consecutive patients admitted with DKA were randomly

  • Cureus

    Jul 13 2021  In terms of intravenous IV catheter malfunction extravasation refers to leakage of a vesicant medication or fluid e g calcium chloride or gluconate chemotherapeutic agents vasopressors among others whereas infiltration refers to subcutaneous administration of a nonvesicant fluid or

  • Subcutaneous Injection Butterfly Insertion

    Consult with EPOS prior to establishing a SQ route and prior to administering medication/fluids via a SQ line The site should be assessed for redness bruising swelling tenderness leakage or discharge Re site if any of these are present The subcutaneous site is to be changed every 7 days or sooner to maintain patency

  • Subcutaneous Administration of Drugs in Palliative Care

    Using a continuous subcutaneous catheter of fers several advantages over oral and intrave nous routes with regard to patients comfort and quality of care 8 The subcutaneous route usually is associated with a lower infection risk than intravenous catheter systems and its use prevents patients from receiving repeated

  • Adverse effects of subcutaneous vs intravenous hydration

    Oct 13 2021  Subcutaneous hydration is a safe alternative to intravenous hydration in older adults It is significantly faster to place a subcutaneous catheter than an intravenous catheter Introduction Adequate hydration is essential in treating older patients as dehydration is a common and potentially dangerous condition in our patient group There are

  • Subcutaneous Fluid Administration in Cats

    Administering supplemental fluids can benefit cats with a variety of medical conditions Giving injections is outside the comfort zone for almost anyone outside the medical profession however subcutaneous fluid administration is not nearly as difficult as it sounds Your veterinary healthcare team will provide you with all the equipment that you will need to administer fluids to your cat

  • Subcutaneous versus intravenous bortezomib in patients

    Base line demographics and disease characteristics of patients in each arm according to renal subgroup are summarized in Table 1 Among patients with CrCl more than 50 mL/min median number of cycles was eight range 1–10 in both arms 65 57 and 37 61 of patients in the SC and IV subgroups respectively received added dexamethasone

  • Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Daratumumab Which Is Better

    Jun 04 2019  CHICAGO Subcutaneous SC administration of daratumumab was as effective as intravenous IV administration in patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma while significantly reducing infusion related reactions and administration time according to the results of the COLUMBA trial abstract 8005 The data were presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical

  • Subcutaneous SQ or SC Fluids in Dogs

    Sep 16 2015  Fluids can be given in a number of ways In a hospital setting intravenous fluids IV through an intravenous catheter is the most common method And in emergency situations fluids are sometimes administered into the abdominal cavity

  • BD Saf T Intima for Subcutaneous infusion therapy

    subcutaneous tissue Fig 2B Insert the full length of the catheter and needle through the skin at a 30 45 angle Fig 2B 2 A 2 B BD Saf T Intima for Subcutaneous infusion therapy Points to Practice Make sure the cannula end is sitting well within the subcutaneous layer which is just under the skin 2mm thick1 BD Medical

  • IV Infiltration

    The IV infiltration most commonly occurs when the IV catheter is dislodged from its normal place leading to the fluids infiltrating in the nearby tissues The infiltration of non vesicant drugs into the subcutaneous tissues can be the result of numerous actions such as

  • COVID 19 mAb Checklist Subcutaneous Intravenous

    Aug 17 2021  Intravenous fluids Intubation kit with ambu bag CPR pocket mask Examples of staff plans recommended positions may vary depending on the state scope of practice for paramedics as it related to subcutaneous and or intravenous administration of medications or mAbs

  • Frontiers

    Dec 23 2020  In most cases patients administer antibiotics through an established intravenous IV catheter However the potential for IV catheter complications still exists with this practice and there has been growing interest toward outpatient subcutaneous antimicrobial therapy OSCAT whereby the reliance on IV catheters can be eliminated

  • Subcutaneous Rituximab for the Treatment of B Cell

    Apr 01 2015  The Need for a Subcutaneous Formulation While abbreviated IV infusion schedules can help to reduce the time required to treat each patient IV infusions per se place a considerable burden on patients and healthcare systems alike particularly in low and middle income countries LMICs

  • Administering Drugs via a Subcutaneous Injection

    Aug 28 2018  Injection technique 2 administering drugs via the subcutaneous route 28 August 2018 Part 2 of this two part series on injection techniques describes the evidence base and procedure for administering a subcutaneous injection Abstract The subcutaneous route allows drugs such as insulin and heparin to be absorbed slowly over a period of time


    Remodulin is indicated for subcutaneous SC or intravenous IV use only as a continuous infusion Remodulin is preferably infused subcutaneously but can be administered by a central intravenous line if the subcutaneous route is not tolerated because of severe site pain or reaction The infusion rate is initiated at 1 25 ng/kg/min

  • Economic evaluation of subcutaneous versus intravenous

    The therapeutic approach generally includes corticosteroid drugs intravenous immunoglobulins IVIGs or plasmapheresis alone or in combination as first line therapy and immunosuppressants In 2014 the Italian regulatory agency included subcutaneous immunoglobulins SCIGs in the list of off label drugs reimbursed by the national health service

  • Characteristics of subcutaneous tissues at the site of

    Paclitaxel a taxane is frequently administered intravenously as an anticancer agent When a peripheral intravenous catheter is used for paclitaxel infusion clinical nurses often observe signs such as slight swelling at the catheter placement site lack of blood return and difficulty in continuing the infusion

  • New Subcutaneous Oral and Intravenous Therapies

    Oct 18 2021  The data showed similar pharmacokinetics safety and efficacy for a fixed dose subcutaneous combination of trastuzumab and pertuzumab vs the IV therapy This is an important combination that has

  • Subcutaneous Injection Definition and Patient Education

    Sep 17 2018  Other methods like intravenous injection can be difficult and costly For small amounts of delicate drugs a subcutaneous injection can be a useful safe and convenient method of getting a

  • Management of Subcutaneous Infusions in Palliative Care

    Aug 20 2021  View the guidelines in PDF format Summary of the guidelines 1 The patient experience Health care professionals should consider a subcutaneous infusion to treat unrelieved pain and other distressing symptoms when other routes are inappropriate or no longer effective 2 Some patients may view infusion devices as an invasion of their body privacy and may perceive the device as an

  • Subcutaneous emphysema MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

    Nov 02 2021  Subcutaneous emphysema can often be seen as a smooth bulging of the skin When a health care provider feels palpates the skin it produces an unusual crackling sensation crepitus as the gas is pushed through the tissue This is a rare condition When it does occur possible causes include Blunt trauma Blast injuries

  • Hypodermoclysis An Alternate Infusion Technique

    Nov 01 2001  Hypodermoclysis the subcutaneous infusion of fluids is a useful and easy hydration technique suitable for mildly to moderately dehydrated adult patients especially the elderly The method is

  • Intravenous Medication Administration

    Jul 05 2021  Standard IV lines are typically used for short term needs For instance they may be used during a short hospital stay to administer medication during surgery or

  • Transitioning Safely from Intravenous to Subcutaneous

    Transitioning Safely from Intravenous to Subcutaneous Insulin Kathryn Evans Kreider Lillian F Lien Published online 15 March 2015 # Springer Science Business Media New York 2015 Abstract Thetransitionfromintravenous IV tosubcutaneous SQ insulin in the hospitalized patient with diabetes or hyper glycemia is a key step in patient care

  • Subcutaneous hydration in older adults

    Subcutaneous SC hydration is a relevant method for parenteral hydration but clinical trials on the subject have methodological shortcomings compared to updated standards Design Assessor blinded non inferiority RCT to explore if SC is a safe alternative to intravenous IV hydration

  • Assessment of Subcutaneous vs Intravenous Administration

    Davies A Merli F Mihaljević B et al Efficacy and safety of subcutaneous rituximab versus intravenous rituximab for first line treatment of follicular lymphoma SABRINA a randomised open label phase 3

  • Feasibility of subcutaneous antibiotics for palliative

    Subcutaneous administration is an alternative in those situations where the oral intravenous or intramuscular routes are not suitable in palliative care patients 16 The subcutaneous route advantages and disadvantages The subcutaneous tissue is located below the dermis