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Can normal saline for irrigation be used intravenously?


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2010-10-28 04:26:14
2010-10-28 04:26:14

Yes, but half normal saline is usually sufficient (and far more frequently used than normal saline).

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can normal saline for irrigation be used orally at 200ml 3 times daily

no sterile saline cannot be used because strile saline is different from injectable saline. strile saline is used for irrigating the wound and injectable saline in given intravenously

Normal saline (0.9% NaCl) would be the best choice for the eye irrigation.

Usually a saline drip - which is basically water, with salts and sugars added.

Normal saline used for irrigating wounds in a hospital setting is good for 24 hours after opening it. In the home setting, many clients will use a bottle for longer than 24 hours due to the cost.

Normal saline is a solution of 9 grams of sodium chloride ( salt) in solution. The solute is one liter of water. Normal refers to the concentration of salt to water. Other concentrations include half normal or quarter normal saline. In medical uses this solution is used in a sterile formulation for Intravenous infusions, medicated dressings, eye and bladder irrigation and wound lavage and skin cleansing.

Normal saline intended to be used for intravenous administration comes under drug category.

0.9% NaCl solution (normal saline, physiological saline) is used to give intravenous fluids to the patients suffering from salt and water deprivation. It can be used to wash the wounds etc.

yes, they are interchangeable in the OR I beg to differ - While I'm sure they are used interchangeably, they're not the same thing and shouldn't be substituted. Sterile water for Irrigation is not Isotonic (or iso-osmotic) and can cause severe hemolysis if used inappropriately. Problems arise when large volumes are used and when incompatible drugs are added to the wrong irrigant.

Saline. Sometimes referred to as normal saline or 0.9% NaCl.

Water is hypotonic so when used for washing it causes any cancer cells to swell and pop during irrigation and as such prevents any implantation of cancer cells in the body cavities

Normal saline is a mixture which consists of 0.9% of salt (NaCl) and water. It is used in healthcare systems as a sterile, volume expander which replenishes electrolytes in the body. Normal saline is used in intravenous infusions.

Cystoclysis or bladder irrigation may be defined as the process of flushing the bladder with normal saline continuously to prevent or treat clot formation, allowing urine to flow freely and maintain IDC patency. Here, a special catheter is used.

0.9% normal saline mimics the salinity of the body's fluids in the wound. In this manner, neither hypertonicity or hypotonicity issues become a concern for the tissues involved.

"Normal Saline" is 0.9% salt in water. This is also known as Isotonic Saline, and it contains the same percentage of salt as is normally found in the human body. The taste of tears are a good way of understanding Isotonic or Normal Saline.Half Normal Saline is 0.45% saline in water, and is called Hypotonic Saline. It is dangerous to give this in an IV unless prescribed by a physician after consulting laboratory tests on the patient. This is due to its osmolality.Formal Saline, or Formalin, is 10% salt in water. It is used to preserve lab specimens and in embalming bodies. Formalin is an extremely toxic chemical, and ordinary people should not come into contact with it.

Normal Saline should not be used in the humidifier of your CPAP machine. Only distilled water should be used. The salt in the saline water could build up in the water chamber and introduce bacteria in the air your breathe. If you have further questions regarding this, you should speak with your physician or respiratory therapist.

Normal saline is the same as our body which is 0.9% saline. Serious side effects can occur if it did not have the same salt content as our body and in blood transfusions the red blood cells could burst open resulting in a very ill patient and even death. Saline is know as sodium chloride or symbolized as NaCl.

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Yes, it can be used and has been used for practice IM injections. Some sites you can get away with 3ml but for "practice" injections and specific site recommendations, it would be wiser to inject no more than 0.5ml to 1.0ml. Needs to be normal saline though, not sterile water.

cleaning your body piercing with saline solution is very important for the healing process i have my nose and belly button pierced and used saline for both and they healed wonderfully :) Fact of the matter is simple, saline will not "clean" a piercing. Saline will soften the dried matter the piercing generates however it will not clean the piercing. Irrigation under running water while moving the jewellery will do more for cleaning than just soaking the piercing in Saline.

The only iv fluid used to start a blood transfusion in normal saline.

A Physiological salt solution is a technically incorrect term for a normal saline solution. A normal saline solution is %0.90 NaCl (sodium chloride.) (percentage is mass per volume.

Mediports are used for treatments such as chemotherapy, blood transfusions and intravenous medication. It is flushed out with normal saline or heparin.

Normal saline is the commonly used phrase for a solution of 0.90% w/v of NaCl.

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