Broken Bicarb Syringes

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Julie Caler
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Broken Bicarb Syringes

Recent injury report of a nurse cut when plastic flange broke when administering the dose during a code. On follow up, I was advised that several other syringes have done the same thing. We have placed a formal report with the company but I wanted to reach out to this group to look for any similar occurences. Staff do describe it taking a lot of pressure to administer the medication

Any feedback is appreciated

Julie Caler
MSO Western Maryland Health System