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The Economics of Prefilled Syringes - August 2017 - Outpatient Surgery Magazine

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2 2 • O U T PA T I E N T S U R G E R Y M A G A Z I N E • A U G U S T 2 0 1 7 Are Your Medication Injection Practices Safe? U se this worksheet to observe your team's medication injection practices. Are they using single-dose vials for more than one patient? Are they disinfecting all rubber septums and the injec- tion port on the IV with an alcohol wipe before use? Don't announce that you're watching these practices. Just observe and see what the practices are — then address any safety concerns. Give those who do well a shout out. Educate those who don't do so well. Once complete, save this sheet as evidence of your infection pre- vention surveillance activities. Kathy W. Beydler, RN, MBA, CASC, CNOR Strategic Surgical Solutions Eads, Tenn. kathybeydler@bellsouth.net • SECRET SHOPPER Observe your OR team's medication injection practices. Pamela Bevelhymer, RN, BSN, CNOR Ideas Work That

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