Drawing Up Heparin
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You will need the following supplies: (1) 100 u/cc vial heparin (1) 10 cc Cannula syringe (1) vial adapter alcohol wipes
Wash your hands (See Handwashing section for more information.) Remove cap from heparin vial (100 u/cc) and clean with alcohol wipe. Let dry. Remove cover from vial adapter. Insert adapter into the heparin vial and clean with alcohol wipe. (See picture #4). Remove cap from syringe draw up _____cc air. (See picture #5). Insert syringe into center of vial adapter and turn over. (See picture #6). Inject _____cc air into the heparin vial. Make sure the tip of the syringe is in the heparin solution and draw back to _____cc. Remove syringe from heparin vial. Refer to Flushing _____________ for details on how to flush your catheter.
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