Insulin Syringe Storage on Nursing Units

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Emily Cooke
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Insulin Syringe Storage on Nursing Units

Our hospitals are switching from dispensing insulin pens to multidose insulin vials stored in the pyxis station. Nurses will withdraw insulin doses for patients in the med room.
How does your institution prevent insulin syringe mix ups with IV or tuberculin syringes? Are insulin syringes stored separately, in color coded or labeled bins? Any details and photos would be helpful. Thank you!

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