Idea Exchange: Simple protection against messes

Apr 01, 2010
By staff

We place gallon-size zippered plastic bags over our intravenous pumps, so they don't get diarrhea from patients with parvovirus infection or other contaminants on them. Nevertheless, we only use five of our 15 IV pumps in our isolation area, so we don't contaminate the others.

The technicians at VCA All Pets Animal Hospital
Salinas, Calif.