Flush an IV Catheter Using the SASH Method

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You use the SASH (Saline, Administer infusion, Saline, Heparin) method to flush your child’s IV catheter when infusing medicine or fluids. Flushing with saline before and after you give an infusion rinses the catheter to prevent medicines from combining. Flushing with heparin at the end keeps your child’s catheter from getting plugged.

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