Policy Number


IWK - 7001 - Care Directive Removal of Epidural Catheter by Birth Unit Registered Nurses


This document provides the criteria (patient assessment and nursing clinical judgment) for Birth Unit nursing staff to safely remove an epidural catheter.

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IWK - 1012 - Falls Prevention and Injury Reduction
IWK - 330.0 - Approval and Performance of Medical Directives by Nurses at the IWK Health Centre
IWK - 7002 Patient Controlled Epidural Analgesia (PCEA) for Women in Labour