Locked Boxes and Portless Tubing for Controlled Substances

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Viktoriya Ingram
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Locked Boxes and Portless Tubing for Controlled Substances

If you implemented locked boxes and/or portless tubing to secure controlled substances administered as a continuous infusion, could you please share how you dispense/store these boxes and tubing on patient care units for medications stored in Automated Dispensing Device (e.g., Pyxis)? For example, if a patient has a new order for controlled substance infusion and the medication is available in Pyxis, where will the nurse obtain the lock box and tubing?

Thank you so much in advance!
Viktoriya