Shortage Alert!! - Normal Saline / LR

Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 9:57:47 AM


Shortage Alert!! - Normal Saline/LR
Strength: All IV bag forumulations
Qty On-hand: 2 - 3 day Supply
Estimated Release Date: Product is intermittently released
Alternative Product: 1/2 NS, D5.5, D5LR, etc.
Plan: Review orders for anyone who is non-diabetic to determine if they can be switched away from NS; KVO bags should be D5W per policy; Flush bags should be decreased from a 1,000ml bag to 250ml of NS; Blood will run with 100 ml for each unit.

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