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

  1. by   carolinapooh
    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....