Double usage of saline flush? (flush and reconstitution of drugs) - page 3

by pineau

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Dear all, I heard that somme practitioners were using prefilled syringes of saline to both flush but also sometimes to make reconstitutuion or dilution? Is is something common in wards? What is your opinion about this... Read More


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    If the Institute for Safe Medical Practice says that it is a NO NO then I believe them. The NS prefills are labeled for use only as a flush and not to reconstitute any medication.

    http://www.ismp.org/newsletters/nurs...eERR200702.pdf
    Last edit by iluvivt on Jul 13, '13 : Reason: add link


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