Given that most anesthesia syringes in the Hospital and Ambulatory Surgery Center environment are prepared in the surgical suite by the anesthesia provider presents a risk for medication errors. The tasks associated with selecting the medications, preparing the syringes, and administering the medications by a single practitioner can be a source of significant patient harm.
Wells Pharma Prefilled O.R. Syringes can reduce the risk associated with perioperative medication errors! Our OR Syringes are rigorously tested, follow ASTM color coding, utilize Tall Man lettering, and are barcoded to reduce the risk of medication errors.
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The literature is sparse on perioperative medication errors and consists mostly of self-reported events. According to Nanji, et. al, (Evaluation of Perioperative Medication Errors and Adverse Drug Events. Nanji KC, Patel A, Shaikh S, Seger DL, Bates DW, Anesthesiology. 2016 Jan; 124 (1): 25-34.)