Procedures for medication

Procedure zinacef solution

Fittings

  • 1 syringe 10 ml
  • 1 syringe 1 ml
  • NaCl bottle of 100 ml
  • 2 aspiration needles (pink)
  • zinacef 250 mg powder (sterile)

Procedure (in OR)

  • take 2.5 ml NaCl in the 10 ml syringe
  • inject these 2.5 ml NaCl into the bottle filled with zinacef 250 mg powder
  • shake thoroughly until the zinacef powder is properly diluted
  • using the 10 ml syringe, take 1 ml out of this solution
  • fill the additional 9 ml of the syringe with NaCl

Procedure on surgical tray

  • the instrumentist takes a 1 ml syringe mounted with a pink aspiration needle
  • aspiration of 1 ml from the zinacef solution as explained
  • use 0.1 ml in the anterior chamber, the remaining solution can be used to rinse the operated eye

Procedure adrenaline / preservative-free xylocaine solution

Fittings

  • 1 ml syringe
  • 1 aspiration needle (pink)
  • adrenaline ampoula 1 ml (1:1000)
  • xylocard ampoula

Procedure

  • take 0.9 ml xylocard in a 1 ml syringe
  • add 0.1 ml of 1:1000 solution adrenaline

Procedure miostat solution

Fittings

  • syringe of 2 ml
  • aspiration needle (pink)
  • miostat ampoula (inside only is sterile!)
  • BSS 15 ml

Procedure

  • take 0.5 ml miostat in a 2 ml syringe
  • add 1.5 ml BSS

Ocular Viscoleastic devices (OVD)

  • Healon
  • Healon GV