30 April 2021
Trace the administration tubing from the pump to the VAD, ILE as separate infusions, the first infusion must be completely set up and the checking for kinks. [...] Conduct a pharmaceutical review of the PN formulation to determine the fill before flowing to the patient side of the device. [...] To avoid occluding the filter during set up, consider priming a small volume of ILE to flow through the administration tubing, allowing the ILE to enter the filter. [...] Connect the filter to the hub of the patient’s VAD. [...] dextrose-amino acids component of the PN and the ILE as separate infusions, attach the filter below the Y-site where the infusions meet.