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Safe Injection Practices in the Emergency Department

 

Safe injection practices should be on the radar screen of all urgent care and emergency department physicians, midlevels and nursing staff. There is an increased focus on safe injection practices by regulators and accreditation organizations. The recommendations have come from documents that are discussed in this brief and cited at the bottom of the article. It is recommended that this EPIX Patient Safety Brief be shared among physicians, midlevels, nursing staff, infection preventionists, and pharmacists.

 

The following recommended safe injection practices should be incorporated into your ED/UC policies and procedures and staff orientation guidelines:

 

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Patrick Kelly, MD, FACEP
Roper Emergency Physicians
Charleston, SC
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