Acetylcysteine inhalation

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Aidan Ziobro
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Acetylcysteine inhalation

Hey all,

Looking to see what sites are doing for acetylcysteine inhalation. We have seen several near misses due to the Acetylcysteine inhalation vials looking like regular injectables. Nursing staff have also voiced concerns about tearing the cap completely off due to the risk of cutting themselves on the metal collar. I've heard that some staff utilize a syringe w/ needle to draw up the inhalation liquid to then place in the inhalation chamber.

We also utilize the Aerogen nebulizer which has a very small opening to add medication to.

Looking for any tips or feedback that your sites might be utilizing to prevent the wrong route of administration.