When a doctor has prescribed a medicine that will be administered via an intravenous (IV) line in your arm. An IV Push is so named because the medicine is “pushed” into the bloodstream using a syringe during this procedure. Additionally, IV line will need to be flushed.
Flushing is the process of filling the IV tubing with a solution in order to prevent it from becoming clogged (clotting).
(When nonversicant drug with low risk of immediate ADR required for a patient with no other IV
2. Through existing infusion line:
– If the drug is incompatible with the IV.
– If patient needs immediate high blood levels.
– In emergencies.