ICT News Desk: Safe Injection Practices

Recent outbreaks associated with reuse of single-dose vials and misuse of multiple-dose vials have resulted in patients suffering significant harm and even death. The CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition urge all healthcare professionals to use a new, dynamic infographic to learn the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each. The CDC and the One & Only Campaign urge healthcare providers to recognize the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each container type. Learning how to properly identify the two vials will prevent infections and can save lives.

Recent outbreaks associated with reuse of single-dose vials and misuse of multiple-dose vials have resulted in patients suffering significant harm and even death. The CDC and the Safe Injection Practices Coalition urge all healthcare professionals to use a new, dynamic infographic to learn the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each. The CDC and the One & Only Campaign urge healthcare providers to recognize the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each container type. Learning how to properly identify the two vials will prevent infections and can save lives.

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