Last Modified: Mar-01-2007
Modified By: Debra Ben Avram
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Symptoms: Temperature one degree or more above baseline/normal temperature; chills, especially occurring with infusion; sweating; lethargy; body aches; urine spot checks may show glucose levels greater than 1/2%. Cause: Poor aseptic technique during connection/disconnection procedures; contaminated tubing or heparin

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