Filter needles for glass vials? - page 5
by jrsmrs, ADN, RN | 19,542 Views | 40 Comments
Does your facility have/use filter needles for meds in glass vials? We were taught to use them in school, but I've never actually seen them on any floor I've been on, so I just do without.... Read More
- 0Apr 2, '13 by TerpGal02, ADN, RNWe didn't have filter needles at my last place of employment which was a community mental health agency. We gave a lot of antipsychotic depot injections. Haldol Dec almost always comes in ampules and was a favorite of our pdoc. It drove me up the wall but I had no say in ordering supplies. The more senior nurse didn't think it was a big deal.