TITLE

Ask the Experts

AUTHOR(S)
Criddle, Laura
PUB. DATE
June 2007
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Jun2007, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a question and an answer related to the irrigation of external ventriculostomy drainage systems in critical care nursing. The reader asked if it is an expected practice for critical care nurses to irrigate an external ventriculostomy drainage system with tissue plasminogen activator to break up blood clots to facilitate drainage.
ACCESSION #
25399312

 

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