Please help pls. heparinized saline solutions

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Please help pls. heparinized saline solutions

Postby NOR » Sat Jul 22, 2006 7:26 am

Hi
does anybody know the standard procedure for making heparinized saline solutions. How do you mix these two: heparin and saline
Heparin=1000usp/ml
Saline=0.9%
How do i mix these pls include example if possible
thanks
NOR
 
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Re: heparinized saline

Postby Erna » Fri Aug 25, 2006 10:03 pm

At our clinic we use 10 units heparin per ml of saline for our heparinized saline solution. To prepare this we mix 1 ml of heparin 10,000 units per ml in 1000ml saline. Since your heparin is only 1000 units per ml you would need 10 ml in 1000ml saline.
Erna
 


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