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

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