Posted: January 31st, 2018
1. Give diazepam in the I.V. port closest to the vein.
2. Mix diazepam with 50 ml of dextrose 5% in water and give over 15 minutes.
3. Give diazepam rapidly I.V. to prevent the bloodstream from diluting the drug mixture.
4. Question the order because I.V. administration of diazepam is contraindicated.
Place an order in 3 easy steps. Takes less than 5 mins.