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What price must we pay for safety? Excessive cost of EPINEPHrine auto-injectors leads to error-prone use of ampuls or vials and unprepared consumers.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2016;21:1-3.

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August 24, 2016

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2016;21:1-3.

If cost-saving decisions are made without adequate consideration, they can increase risks. This newsletter article raises awareness that alternative epinephrine administration methods used to reduce device costs can introduce heightened potential for dosing errors and lead to serious patient harm.

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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 11, 2016;21:1-3.