Hyperdermoclysis (clysis) is the subcutaneous infusion of fluids for rehydration and dehydration. This method of fluid infusion is beneficial in the hospice setting where many patients are thin with poor venous access and/or poor oral access. Normal saline is administered via gravity fed tubing with a subcutaneous catheter. The infusion rates range from 20 to [...]

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