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Modifying IV Fluid Rate 

  1. Modify IV Fluid rates from the Active Orders Display by right-clicking in the IV Order details display and selecting Modify. These steps are vital to document the historic changes and to communicate to pharmacy the rate change. Click to View Screenshot in New Window 
  2. The IV Fluid Order Details display at the bottom half of the screen. Click into the Rate field, clear/delete the current rate and type in the new rate. Click to View Screenshot in New Window 
  3. Click into the Rate field, clear the current rate, then type in the new rate.
    To communicate any details specific to the order, use the Order Comments tab which will display a free text field for you to type in the specific details. Click to View Screenshot in New Window  
  4. The Order Comments will display in the order details once the order is signed. Click to View Screenshot in New Window 
  5. Note: If a change is required for the type of fluid, a new order will be required. Cancel and discontinue the original fluid order if this is the intent.

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Icon Modifying an IV Rate
This 2-page document outlines the steps to modify an IV Fluid rate