Saline Shortage Following Hurricane Is So Bad Even Patients Are Starting To Notice
Local health systems have begun taking various steps to ensure that patient care is not affected by the shortage.
Hospitals Are Rationing Saline Solution. Patients Are Starting To Worry
Earlier this month, leaders of both the American Hospital Association and the California Hospital Association sent letters about the scarcity of supplies to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, asking Commissioner Scott Gottlieb to take any and all steps to resolve the worsening shortages. The treatments, they said, are essential to patient care in hospitals. (Anderson and Sullivan, 11/21)