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Patient Experience - June 2019 - Subscribe to Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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J U N E 2 0 1 9 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y. N E T • 5 7 W hen does it make the most sense to buy pre- filled syringes? Some say if you admin- ister a drug 10 times or more a day, you'll save considerable time not having to draw it up, label it and put it on the field. Others say if you're always throwing away some medication that didn't make it into the Most Popular Prefilled Syringes Our survey reveals which drugs our readers buy premixed, prelabeled and ready to give. • SURE SHOT Our survey found that prefilled syringes can both save money and make compliance easier for facilities. Jared Sturgill Jared Bilski | Senior Associate Editor Here are the prefilled syringes our survey respondents most frequently purchase: phenylephrine 30.56% lidocaine 27.78% ephedrine 22.22% propofol 19.44% succinylcholine 19.44% fentanyl 16.67% neostigmine 16.67% dilaudid 16.67% rocuronium 8.33% glycopyrrolate 8.33% labetalol 8.33% midazolam 5.56% ketamine 2.78% cefazolin 2.78% bupivacaine 2.78% ropivacaine 2.78% SOURCE: Outpatient Surgery Magazine Survey, May 2019 105 respondents Phenylephrine Tops the List PREVAILING PREFILLS

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