optimal concentrations of IV continuous infusions for both adult (>50 kg) and pediatric . All critical care drips must be on an infusion pump. All patients on vasoactive medications must be on a continuous heart monitor, along with blood pressure and oxygen saturation monitoring. Emergency resuscitative equipment and medications should always be immediately available to manage any unwanted medication reactions. 2.
COMMON ADULT ADMINISTRATION RATE MAX ADMIN. RATE MAX CONC/ REFERENCE Administration Central (C) or Peripheral (P) 3,4 Adult Critical Care IV Medication Infusion Sheet Lidocaine 4 mg/mL mg/mL D5W Premix / NS mg/min 5 mg/min 16 mg/mL4 C or P Lorazepam mg/mL 24mg/mL D5W/NS mg /hr 8 mg/hr 1 mg/mL1,3 C or PFile Size: KB. New Standard Medication Concentrations in Adult Critical Care Area. by Mark Borthwick, Consultant Pharmacist – Critical Care. A decade ago, critical care units prepared medicines for infusion in a fashion determined by each individual unit and without reference to a central recommended list. As a consequence, there were a huge variety of.
SJH/SJE CRITICAL CARE INTRAVENOUS MEDICATIONS CHART DRUG NAME ONSET CONCENTRATION DOSING INSTRUCTIONS DRUG CLASS HOW TO TITRATE Amiodarone Non-specific mg/ mL D5W only Can NOT mix in NS Common dose: 1 mg/min for 6 hrs, then mg/min infusion Antiarrhythmic (Non-titratable) Initiate at 1 mg/min x 6 hours, then mg/min infusion File Size: 72KB.