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Will gun control be a problem for GOP in 2014? | Post on Politics

Monday, April 22nd, 2013 | Permalink

… April 22nd, 2013 at 6:00 am and is filed under Barack Obama, George Bennett, Guns, Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. …. We have laws on alcohol, drugs and guns already. It hasn't stopped horrid happenings from occurring. Do you think we could implant medical devices , pumps to disperse medication, inside these mentally ill people to ensure they received adequate dosage to control their thoughts, behavior?

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Will gun control be a problem for GOP in 2014? | Post on Politics

Pre-Filled Syringe Safety Concerns

Monday, January 21st, 2013 | Permalink

Many nurses may want to dilute small volumes of IV push medications to aid slow administration or to reduce the possible blow out of an IV and a possible harmful infiltration, or they may want to dilute doses of IV analgesics to speed initial delivery to the patient. Sometimes the nurse may want to gently introduce IV medication to a patients IV access site. This is an important choice for the nurse. Depending on where the IV access is located. If an IV is located in a patients arm (small vein) the nurse knows that any hypertonic solution (medication) may need to be diluted a little to ease the entrance of medication into the patients delicate IV Access site. If the IV site is a central line then the nurse would not pay as close of attentions to the hypertonic medication because of the large vein. But even though an IV push was given there should be either a normal saline flush behind it or a continuous IV helping push the remaining medication into the patients blood stream. How do you dilute a pre-filled syringe? Is this possible and safe? Because is happening. Nurses are emptying the entire Pre-filled syringe into a basic syringe then adding normal saline for dilution of medication.

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Dangerous Use of Saline Flush Syringes

Monday, January 21st, 2013 | Permalink

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices recently alerted health professionals about the danger of using pre-filled saline flush syringes to reconstitute …

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