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Time to Eliminate Dangerous Injection Practices by Clinicians by Barbara Ficarra Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 28 Apr 2011 10:25pm By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA Thanks to Laura Landro for shining light on unsafe injections in her WSJ blog , “Unsafe Injection Practices Persist Despite Education Efforts.” Landro writes: “A new push is underway to eliminate unsafe injection practices, which remain a persistent safety problem despite years of efforts to educ ... Read on »
DR. 9'S FIBROMYALGIA 'TREATMENTS' AND THEIR COSTS!: by Calvin B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:43am I received an itemized bill today that gives a near-complete breakdown of the treatments I received from Dr 9 and their costs. Please note that there was absolutely no long-term improvement in my pain during this time. (The only relief was from Demerol and an IV of Toradol. Each lasted only a few hours.) Also please note the insane e ... Read on »
Metoclopramide Injection And Ondansetron Injection by Hospira: Recall - Glass Strand Particulates Caused By Glass Supplier by FDA Posted Wed 02 Oct 2013 12:10pm [Posted 10/02/2013] AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Patient, Health Professional ISSUE: Hospira, Inc. announced it initiated a voluntary nationwide recall of one lot of Metoclopramide Injection, USP, 10 mg/2 mL (5 mg/mL)and two lots of Ondansetron Injection, USP, 4 mg/2 mL, (2 mg/mL). This action is due to a conf ... Read on »
Do Not Give Flu Vaccine by Jet Injection, FDA Says by Poh Tin Tan Posted Tue 25 Oct 2011 12:00am From Medscape Medical News > Alerts, Approvals and Safety Changes > Medscape Alerts Robert Lowes October 24, 2011 — Clinicians should not administer influenza vaccines with needleless "jet injectors" because the vaccines have not been approved for such devices, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned. The announcement, issued Oct ... Read on »
Bupivacaine HCL Injection 0.25% (2.5 MG/ML) and Bupivacaine HCL 0.75% (7.5 MG/ML), 30 ML Single-Dose Vials by Hospira, Inc.: Rec by FDA Posted Fri 13 Sep 2013 8:20pm [Posted 09/13/2013] AUDIENCE: Pharmacy, Anesthesia, Surgery ISSUE: Hospira, Inc. on July 12, 2013, initiated a voluntary nationwide recall to the user level for one lot of 0.25% Bupivacaine HCl Injection, USP (2.5 mg/mL), 30 mL Single-dose Vial (NDC 0409-1159-02). An expanded recall was issued on Augu ... Read on »
Shortage of Lethal Injection Drug Opportunity for Manufacturer to Do the Right Thing by HealthReformWatch.com Posted Sun 03 Oct 2010 12:37pm Photo by World Coalition Against the Death Penalty This month, a shortage of the drug sodium thiopental has made headlines .  Indicated for a number of uses, most related to anesthesia induction, the drug is largely employed for just one off-label use: execution.  Per the New York Times , so ... Read on »
American Regent Initiates Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Calcium Gluconate Injection, USP, 10%, 100 mL Pharmacy Bulk Package Due by FDA Posted Tue 19 Jul 2011 12:21pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 877-788-3232 (Customer Service) 800-734-9236 (American Regent ... Read on »
Injectables For Wrinkle Repair by Sarah B. Patient Expert Posted Fri 09 Sep 2011 2:01am Today’s guest post was written by Leah Seward, a Biomedical Engineer for ISIS Biopolymers. Injectable treatments are an increasingly popular way to repair wrinkles in an effort to hold onto younger-looking skin for a little while longer. But are these injectable wrinkle treatments the right solution for everyone? If you are consider ... Read on »
American Regent, Inc. Initiates Voluntary Recall of Seventeen Lots of Vasopressin Injection, USP, Multiple Dose Vials Due to Su by FDA Posted Wed 03 Aug 2011 6:41pm FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Contact: Consumer: 1-877-788-3232 Media: Walter Tozzi, R.Ph., M.S., M.B.A. Sr. Director of Prof ... Read on »
Why Injections Are The Finest Delivery Method For HCG. by Lucy J. Patient Expert Posted Tue 14 Aug 2012 5:56am Going on the hCG diet is a life changing event. Now you must decide between hCG injections or tablets. Your desire to lose weight is a conscientious change for the better. You have taken a realistic and honest assessment of your health. Now you have to determine which hCG protocol is best for you. Now is the time to determine which hCG ... Read on »