Top concerns for this week:
- Both IV POTASSIUM formulations: 10 mEq/100 ml and 20 mEq/50 ml manufacturer premade bags. Typically we stock IVPB potassium already made and ready to use by the manufacturer. 271 more words
Like other jurisdictions across North America, Alberta Health Services is facing a shortage of the injectable drug sodium bicarbonate.
The shortage is due to “a manufacturing issue by Hospira Inc., a Pfizer company,” an AHS news release explained. 666 more words
Hypertension Canada’s 2017 Guidelines have been released outlining some key changes that are worth reviewing. I was going to write up a summary only to find one excellent summary written by Dr. 473 more words