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

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see the whole manufacturing process from start to finish: from receiving and distribution to dilution to labeling. In praise of prefilled Retail pharmacists love the convenience of prefilled syringes when giving flu vaccinations. You just screw on the needle and give the shot. The same applies in the OR. Staff simply select the correct med- ication and dosage, open up the package and administer the drugs immediately rather than drawing up medications and labeling syringes manually. What could be easier? Or safer? OSM 5 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 Mr. Montney (jmontney@starmedicalcenter.com) is the pharmacy direc- tor and Mr. Stinnett (johnathanstinnett@ starmedicalcenter.com) is the lead pharmacy technician at Star Medical Center in Plano, Texas.

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