Dextrose 50% 50ml syringes alternatives

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Brenda Santiago
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Dextrose 50% 50ml syringes alternatives

How has your institution manage the dextrose 50% 50ml syringe shortage? We are looking into the use of Dextrose 10% IV piggy as an alternative. I found 2 studies but are mostly for emergency medicine.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1726850/pdf/v022p00512.pdf

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24735872

I would greatly appreciate some insight.

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