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Dangers of Prefilled Syringes

Saturday, January 19th, 2013 | Permalink

ISMP recently conducted a survey of our nursing audience on Carpuject prefilled syringe cartridges for injectable medications. The survey revealed two troubling safety issues that may place patients at risk: Many nurses were unaware of an important product safety issue with Carpuject cartridges that could lead to OVERDOSES with high-alert medications. Many nurses reported using Carpuject prefilled cartridges as SINGLE and MULTI-DOSE VIALS, withdrawing all or part of the medication in the cartridge into a syringe, often UNLABLED, before administration. FULL ARTICLE HERE —> http://bit.ly/OWCbln

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Dangers of Prefilled Syringes

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