||Neonatal Drug Therapy Manual
Policies on Intravenous Solutions and Medications
TOH: Please refer to The Ottawa Hospital Nursing Policy, Procedure and Protocol Manual and The Otttawa Hospital Parenteral Drug Therapy Manual.
CHEO: Please refer to the appropriate Nursing Policy, Procedure and Protocol Manual and the CHEO Parenteral Drug Therapy Manual.
Latex Precautions and Intravenous Solutions/Medications
When latex precautions are ordered for a neonate with specific conditions (for example neural tube defect, bladder exstrophy), trace amount of latex found in medications and total parenteral nutrition will be accepted unless otherwise requested by the medical team.
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