23.4% NaCl storage in ER for Primary Stroke Center

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Kelly Biastre
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23.4% NaCl storage in ER for Primary Stroke Center

Good morning,

Our facility is a primary stroke center receiving stroke patients in the ER. We currently prepare and dispense 23.4% NaCl in pharmacy and deliver to the ER when a stroke patient arrives. The ER physicians are requesting storage of 23.4% NaCl in the ER Acudose. If your facility is a primary stroke center, are you storing this in the Acudose? What safety precautions do you have in place? Any advice on your safety measures is appreciated.

Kelly Biastre, Pharm.D.
Sr. Consultant Medication Safety
Baptist Health - Jacksonville,Fl