Mannitol

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Erin Lynn
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Mannitol

We don't use mannitol very often, but when we do there seems to always be confusion with the dosing. We carry the 20% 500mL bags and often the dose is a partial bag. So, they would have to know what volume to infuse and set that in the pump. In very small writing it says "Each 100mL contains 20g", but when they are in a hurry they don't seem to see that text. Has anyone added an auxiliary label to these bags stating that "each bag contains 100g/500mL and to set the pump to the volume ordered" or something like that? Just wondering how to make it easier for them. The ED pulls from the ADC, so they do not see a label from us (we are a non-24hr facility). Thank you!