macrodrip

macrodrip

(măk′rō-drĭp″) [″ + ″]
A spike that allows large volumes of fluid to flow from a bag into a collecting chamber and then into a patient, who requires rapid fluid resuscitation.
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(16) This study revealed that anaesthetists use mainly volumetric pumps forTIVA administration (53.9%), followed less frequently by TCI pumps (31.9%), macrodrip devices (21.3%), and pharmacokinetic software (6.4%).
Some of the devices used for TIVA administration are a source of concern, as is the case of macrodrip system that may be unpredictable and have a negative effect on patient safety.
The collection system consisted of sterile empty macrodrip intravenous tubing and fluid bag (Abbott # 11682 and 7951-19).