Level 1 Rapid Infuser (Skills)

Blood and Fluid Warming Systems:

When a patient has significant blood loss from trauma or surgery, the Level 1 is able to provide a rapid flow of warmed blood or IV fluids. Most hospital ER’s/Trauma Bay’s/ and, or ICU’s ┬áhave this equipment in place.

The Level 1 can provide rapid and warmed fluids i.e crystalloid and/or blood to patients with significant trauma, hypovolemia, and hypothermia.

Please consult your facilities policy and procedures before using this machine.

 

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Anna C. RN-BC, BSN, PHN, CMSRN Anna began writing extra materials to help her BSN and LVN students with their studies. She takes the topics that the students are learning and expands on them to try to help with their understanding of the nursing process. She is a clinical instructor for LVN and BSN students along with a critical care transport nurse.

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