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Infusion made easy

Meropenem IV administration is as easy as it can possibly be. Meropenem comes in an "Eclipse pump". It's not really a pump, but an elastrometic infusion device. Meropenem comes in this little PVC bag that you hook up to the port of his Broviac. You open the valve and the bag starts to deflate and defuse the antibiotic at 100ml/hour. I still have trouble connecting syringes to his Broviac. I try and jam the two pieces together, but my hands jerk and I miss. Sometimes they careen off each other and touch him or his seat. He laughs at me, because it tickles. Then I have to wipe the ends with alcohol wipes all over again. I use many wipes in the process. But I've infused him twice now.