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Single-Dose or Multi-Dose?

The reuse of single-dose vials and misuse of multiple-dose vials can result in patients suffering significant harm and even death. This dynamic infographic can help healthcare professionals learn the differences between single-dose and multiple-dose vials and to understand appropriate use of each. It is an excellent resource for clinicians, office/risk managers, and patients to learn how to properly identify the two vials.

Author: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; Safe Injection Practices Coalition

Published: 2013

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Resource types: Presentation

Diseases/vaccines: Not disease/vaccine specific

Topics: Injection safety and waste management, Presentation and packaging

Regions: North America and Europe