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STOP THE FLOW IF YOUR PATIENTS PO! A MULTI-FACETED INTERVENTION TO DECREASE OVERUSE OF CONTINUOUS INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS

Background: The use of maintenance fluids (MF, continuous intravenous fluid (IVF)) to prevent dehydration is common, yet highly variable in practice. Unnecessary MF can cause patient harm including fluid overload, sleep disruption (associated alarms), and [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:26:41+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Hospital Medicine 2019, Innovations, Value in Hospital Medicine|Comments Off on STOP THE FLOW IF YOUR PATIENTS PO! A MULTI-FACETED INTERVENTION TO DECREASE OVERUSE OF CONTINUOUS INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS