Thoracentesis collection bottle shortage - page 2

The hospital where I work is experiencing a shortage in the evacuated glass thoracentesis collection bottles. What I have heard is that the company that makes them was shut down by the FDA or... Read More

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    Anyone else ever wonder about these "shortages"? Anyone else as cynical as I am - that they are, to some extent, artificially controlled? A few months ago we were told there was a national shortage of Cytoxan, a very old, very common chemo drug that's been generic for years and years. Newer, more expensive drugs are out on the market. I have to wonder....
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