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What is Alaris PCA?

What is Alaris PCA?

The BD Alaris PCA allows patients to self-administer doses of pain-relieving medication within the limits prescribed by a physician. Patients can activate the delivery of solutions by pressing a pendant button on a cord connected to the pump.

How do I order a PCA?

Centura Standardized PCA Orders Dilute one vial naloxone (0.4 mg/ml) with 9 ml NS for a total of 10 ml. Administer 0.04 mg (1 ml) IVP. Observe for 1 minute. If no improvement, repeat 0.04 mg (1 ml) naloxone every 1 minute until desired response acheived or maximum of 2 mg administered.

How do you start a PCA?

Start dosing: PCA demand dose = 1-3 mg morphine; Delay Interval = 8-10 min. Initial CI (if any) is dependent on the clinical situation. For instance, 1 mg/hour of IV morphine is approximately equivalent to 35 mg bid of oral morphine ER.

How do you unlock the Alaris IV pump?

Alaris® System Press and hold the Tamper Resistance Control on the rear of the Alaris PC unit for three seconds. 2. When the keypad is unlocked, a PANEL UNLOCKED prompt displays on the main screen of the Alaris PC unit. The PANEL UNLOCKED prompt remains on the screen for three seconds.

How long is PCA tubing good for?

all patients on PCA. tubing may be changed with every bag change (or every 3 days for daily bag changes).

What drug is used for PCA?

The patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) pump is a computerized machine that gives you medicine for pain when you press a button. In most cases, PCA pumps supply opioid pain-controlling medicines such as morphine, fentanyl and hydromorphone.

Whats PCA stand for?

personal care assistant
PCA stands for personal care assistant.

What is Alaris® PCA?

The Alaris® PCA module is a syringe-based PCA infusion device that provides quick access to total dose history and monitors trending data giving you additional tools to analyze and address a patient’s response to pain therapy.

What is the CareFusion Alaris 8120 PCA module used for?

The CareFusion Alaris 8120 PCA Module works with the Alaris 8015 PC unit. The Alaris 8120 Module is used for delivery of pain management medications via patient-controlled dosing in a locked clear case.

What is the difference between the Alaris™ PCA module and syringe module?

Alaris™ PCA Module administration sets and kits offer microbore tubing, check valves and anti-siphon valves. Alaris™ Pump Module administration sets work with the Alaris™ Pump Module 8100. Alaris Syringe Module administration sets feature a proprietary pressure-sensing disc that offers a variety of benefits.

What is the Alaris medley 8120 PCA syringe?

The Alaris Medley 8120 PCA Syringe module is part of a comprehensive IV medication safety system with a common user interface shared across multiple infusion modalities. The 8120 is designed to work with the Alaris PC Unit as well as with other Alaris System modules.