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How to Prime IV Tubing Line | How to Spike a IV Bag for Nursing

How to Prime IV Tubing Line | How to Spike a IV Bag for Nursing

How to prime IV tubing line (primary infusion) and how to spike a IV bag for nursing. The purpose of spiking an IV bag and priming IV tubing is to administer IV therapy to a patient by allowing the fluid from the bag to transfuse into the patient's blood stream. As the nurse, you will be doing this several times per day. It is standard nursing care because during a patient's hospitalization they will at some point receive IV fluids, medications,...

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