Idea Exchange: How we warm IV fluids

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Nov 01, 2010
By dvm360.com staff

To keep IV fluids warm during administration, we warm the fluid bags in an incubator. We also heat another bag in the microwave and wrap the IV line around this unused bag, further keeping the fluids going into the patient warm. We reheat this unused bag as needed.

Dr. Marc Zieben
San Antonio, Texas