Safeguard Against the Use of Saline Flush Syringes as Med Diluents

Improper use of prefilled saline flush syringes can lead to dangerous errors.

Nurses sometimes use these syringes to dilute meds.

This is scary because, if a med label isn't placed over the flush label when a med is drawn into the syringe, a patient could accidentally get the med instead of a flush.

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