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IRIC safety alert

Safety Action Notice - SAN(SC)19/02

Published on 08 November 2019

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN(SC)19/02 - Depleted batteries in intraosseous injectors



Delays may occur in administering intraosseous (IO) medication if a battery-powered IO injector with a depleted battery is used. Recommendations are given on replacement of battery-powered IO injectors, pre-use checks and user training.