Heplock IV

As part of a complete ERP approach, with immediate oral intake, PONV prophylaxis, ileus prevention and multimodal analgesia, the “maintenance” IV infusions are stopped within 24 hours of surgery and the IV line heparin-locked to encourage mobilization and functional independence.


For more information, see Chapter 11: Fluid Management in The SAGES / ERAS® Society Manual of Enhanced Recovery Programs for Gastrointestinal Surgery




Leave a Comment