Multiple use medication

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Ahmed isam Elsayed
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Multiple use medication

Our institute allows multiple use medication for more than one patient ( if it’s prepared properly in the medication room under aseptic technique and labeled with opening date , time and initial .

My question is , in ER resuscitation area we have multiple use high alert medication ( insulin, Heparin)
What’s the best practice to eliminate contamination?
Shall we discard after single use ?