Blood Sampling & Intravenous (IV) Access-Adult

Medical Directive ID: 
EMG-2011-002
Lead Contact Person: 
Carol Rhiger, Director Emergency Services
Physician/Nurse Lead: 
Dr. Karl Theakston, UH Site Chief, Emergency Medicine
Dr. Trevor Gilkinson, VH Site Chief, Emergency Medicine
Program: 
Emergency Medicine - Emergency Services
Approval By: 
Medical Advisory Committee
Original Effective Date: 
Thursday, May 1, 2008
Revised Date: 
Thursday, June 7, 2012
To Be Reviewed Date: 
Saturday, June 7, 2014
This Medical Directive Applies to the following sites: 
LHSC-UH
LHSC-VH
This Medical Directive Applies to the following patient population: 
Out-Patients
Adults
Order: 

**This directive replaces directive #EMG-2008-001**

To expedite care and diagnosis of Emergency Department patient population intravenous access and/or laboratory studies are initiated by the RN for specific patient presentations as outlined in Appendix 1.

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Signatures

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FoxcroftLauraJun 25 2012 09:05:28:313AM
GiffinDawnSep 9 2012 09:13:42:787PM
HamesHeatherJun 25 2012 07:36:46:423PM
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LewellMichaelAug 14 2012 11:06:12:517AM
LoubaniTarekJul 2 2012 08:48:19:707AM
MalSameerAug 13 2014 12:58:19:367PM
MaxwellH BrentJul 20 2012 08:36:56:153AM
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McCauleyWilliamJun 25 2012 09:34:42:810AM
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MeiwaldAllisonJul 8 2012 07:11:58:530PM
MosdossyGregoryJun 28 2012 10:49:45:677AM
MurphyDavidJun 28 2012 09:27:54:910AM
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OuelletteDavidJul 22 2012 01:28:52:430PM
PriceLauraJul 20 2012 08:48:53:687PM
PringleDerrickAug 15 2012 10:56:18:697PM
ReganKellyJul 9 2012 05:25:43:433PM
RichardsonChristineJul 2 2012 11:46:51:430AM
SedranRobertJun 26 2012 11:04:17:207AM
ShepherdLisaJun 26 2012 03:32:39:000AM
SkoretzTerryJul 3 2012 09:23:45:357AM
TanakaPeterSep 9 2012 10:57:10:907AM
TheakstonKarlJul 6 2012 09:29:17:003AM
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