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The Perks of Prefilled Syringes
Predrawn meds are a convenient, safe and economical option.
Danielle Bouchat-Friedman
Publish Date: December 10, 2020   |  Tags:   Supply Management
GRAB AND GO Anesthesia providers who have access to predrawn medications can focus more of their attention on direct patient care.   |   Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

Buying commonly used medications in premixed, pre-labeled and prefilled syringes should be a no-brainer, right? You'd think so, but ready-to-use syringes are more expensive than traditional medication vials, causing some facilities to avoid stocking the costlier of two options that seemingly serve the same purpose. Look past the initial upfront cost, however, and you'll see prefilled syringes limit waste, increase patient safety and improve overall case efficiencies.

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