Fluid & Medication Manual (Volume 12)

​​​​​This page contains the Fluid & Medication Manual (Volume 12) for use by CDHB staff. CDHB policies are controlled documents maintained by authorised CDHB staff only. 

For more information contact:

Nurse Co-ordinator Quality and Audits
Department of Nursing
Christchurch Hospital
Ph: 364 1289 - Ext. 81289 

​Fluid and Medication Manual (Volume 12)

​Key Amendm​ent Table

Volume 12 Key amendment table since December 2015 

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Subject​Policy Document​​​Last Review
​Key PoliciesMedChart UseDec 15​
Roles and Responsibilities policyDec 15
Fluid and Medication Checking ProcedureDec 15
Student Nurse Midwife Responsibilities with Fluid and Medication ManagementDec 15
Basic Infection Prevention and Control Principiles Related to Fluid and Medication Therapy
Dec 15
Adverse Reactions Identification and DocumentationDec 15
Acute Pain Management​Adult Epidural PolicyDec 15
Adult Ketamine Infusions Sept 13
Adult Patient Controlled Analgesia PolicyDec 15
RN Assisted Dosing of Adult Patient Controlled Analgesia Nurse Assisted Analgesia PolicyDec 15
Adult Surgical Based Intravenous (IV) Incremental Opioid Protocol​Dec 15
Entonox Administration Adults and Children PolicyDec 15
Pain Buster on Q-Closed Local Anaesthetic Infusion SystemsDec 15
Intrathecal (Spinal) Morphine Guidelines AdultDec 15

Adult Diabetic Ketoacidosis​

Diabetic KetocidosisDec 15
After hours transportation of medications between facilities​After hours transportation of medications between facilitiesSept 13​

Blood and Blood Products​

Blood and Blood Products PolicyDec 15​
Adult Massive Transfusion ProtocolDec 16
MTP-Adult-Checklist-and-FlowchartDec 16
Paediatric-Massive-Transfusion-ProtocolDec 16
MTP Paediatric Checklist and FlowchartDec 16
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Cardiac​

Amiodarone Policy​Dec 15
Dobutamine PolicyDec 15
Guidelines for IV Administration of Drugs That Require Cardiac Monitoring​Dec 15
Glyceryl Trinitrate Infusion (GTN)Dec 15

Controlled/Recorded Drugs​

Controlled and Recorded Drugs Definitions Storage and Registers policyDec 15
Drug Key and Card Access and Lost Drug KeysDec 15
Cytotoxic and BiotherapiesCytotoxic and Biotherapy PolicyJuly 16

Fluid Balance Management​

Fluid Balance Monitoring PolicyDec 15
Fluid Balance ChartingDec 15
Infant Feeding​Use of Donor Breastmilk (Unpasteurised)Jun 14​

Intravenous Related​

Peripheral IV  Therapy PolicyDec 15
Complications of IV TherapyDec 15
CVAD PolicyDec 15
Parenteral Nutrition PolicyDec 15
Peripheral CannulationDec 15
Venepuncture Phlebotomy PolicyDec 15
Intravenous Iron Infusion PolicyDec 15
IV Potassium Chloride PolicyDec 15
Midline CathetersDec 15

Limited Nurse Administration of Nicotine Replacement Therapy​

Limited Registered Nurse and Enrolled Nurse Administration of Nicotine Replacement TherapyMay 16

Medication Management​

Medication and Fluid Prescribing Administration and LegislationDec 15
Administration of Medications Prescribed as Variable Split Doses​Mar 15
Patient Self Medication Aug 14
Prescribing, Supply and Administration of Methadone and Buprenorphine/Naloxone (Suboxone®) Mar 14
Take Home Medication PolicyDec 15
Use of Patients Own Medications PolicyDec 15
Verbal Medication Order PolicyDec 15
​​Other Modes/Routes of Delivery​​For other modes not listed, refer to Lippincott procedures

 

Eye Medications PolicyDec 15
Oral MedicationDec 15
Intramuscular Injections PolicyDec 15
Rectal Medications Policy
Dec 15

Subcutaneous Fluid and Medication 

Dec 15

Transdermal Medication PolicyDec 15

Oxygen​

Oxygen Therapy Policy

Jan 15​
Adult Home Oxygen Policy

Dec 15

Guidelines for Nasal High Flow OxygenAug 14​​

Perioperative Diabetes 
Management ​

Adult Elective Peri-Operative Medication Guideline Dec 15 ​​
Peri-Operative Management of Adult Diabetes MelititusJan 15
Recommended Peri-operative Steroid Therapy for Adults Taking Exogenous SteroidsDec 15
Management of Peri-operative Low Molecular Weight HeparinDec 15
Management of Surgical Patients Already on Warfarin Therapy Best Practice​Dec 15
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Page last reviewed: 14 December 2016
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