Hypertonic Saline Solutions Require Double Check

Hypertonic saline solution administration now requires two verifications in the MAR. This will help ensure policy compliance, since this is a high-alert/high-risk medication.


  • When placing orders, be sure to enter the final sodium chloride concentration.
  • When verifying the order, pharmacy will validate the information.
  • Nurses must obtain a double check upon administration, when prompted.

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