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Note: This guideline is currently under review.
This guide was created as part of the Clinical Guideline (Nursing): Subcutaneous Catheter devices; Management of Insuflon ™ and BD Saf-T-Intima™ devices
Insuflon™ catheter with dressing supplied
Local anaesthetic cream and transparent occlusive dressing (for example tegaderm or opsite), or ice if required (based on patient preference; local anaesthetic cream is the most effective)
Oral sucrose 33% should be used for procedural pain relief in infants up to 18 months of age. Refer to Sucrose (oral) for procedural pain management in infants clinical guideline
NB: All orders for oral sucrose 33% and/or local anaesthetic cream must be documented on the patient’s Medicine Chart (MR690/A)
Medications should be administered as per the Royal Children’s Hospital Medication Management Procedure http://ww2.rch.org.au/policy_rch/index.cfm?doc_id=6570
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