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BackgroundHospitalized patients in critical care settings are at risk for bloodstream infections (BSI). Most BSIs originate from… Expand The objective of the study was to determine the effect of switching from an open (glass or semi-rigid plastic) infusion container… Expand Background Manufacturers of phenytoin injection recommend that it be given without dilution by direct IV injection. Direct IV… Expand The cost of parenteral admixtures has an important impact on the hospital budget. Recently, a Viaflex® with vial adapter (named… Expand OBJECTIVE
To determine if intravenous fluid heated in modern microwave ovens is warmed to a consistently safe temperature, as has… Expand The purpose of this investigation was to determine whether potassium chloride as an additive is distributed homogeneously… Expand The average final volume of 23 commonly used piggyback solutions was determined. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) containers filled with… Expand The compounding times and contamination rates associated with the preparation of admixtures in three different plastic i.v… Expand To the Editor.— Since the introduction of the flexible plastic intravenous fluid bags (Viaflex, marketed by Travenol Laboratories… Expand To the Editor.— The LETTER TO THE EDITOR by Chiou and Moorhatch (223:328, 1973) regarding the apparent sorption of polysorbate 80… Expand