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May 7, 2020: Safety Bulletin - Intravenous Tubing Extensions to Preserve Personal Protective Equipment

In an effort to conserve personal protective equipment (PPE), hospital staff have found various ways to reduce the need to enter the rooms of patients who have COVID-19. These strategies include virtual meetings, combined administration of intravenous (IV) medications (when the drugs are compatible), and use of IV tubing extensions to keep pumps outside patients' rooms. The use of IV tubing extensions is the most complex of these strategies. Read more ...