IV bag spiking

By A. Ciccarelli from Mammoth Lakes, CA on March 15, 2006
Category: Infection Control

My OR nurses remove tseveral IV bags from their dust covers and spike them in the morning. They are then used throughout the day and up to 24 hours. Is there a policy out there regarding the time an IV bag is spiked to when it must be used on a patient?

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