"A unique type of poster placed in exam rooms helped reduce unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory infections during flu season. The approach could help reduce costs and extend the usefulness of these drugs.
Sterile opening technique
Tear off the paper covering.
Bend the plastic backwards at the central indentation so as to fully expose the white plastic rod.
Dislodge syringe and place onto sterile field.
Press the vial completely into the holder so that the needle perforates the membrane.
Perforate the membrane before screwing on the plastic rod.
Remove the plastic rod.
Screw the plastic rod into the blue plunger.
Connect the cannula and check for proper function.
Store at 2 to 8° C (35 to 47° F). For single use only
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/8/2004
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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