Save Time- Save the Label

December 31, 2006

Instead of throwing away the labelfrom an injectable medication, peel itoff and tape it to the patient’s chart.

Instead of throwing away the labelfrom an injectable medication, peel itoff and tape it to the patient's chart.The nursing staff will not have towrite the drug information on thechart because the label contains thename, unit dose, and lot number.
-- Peter Teichman, MD
    Harpers Ferry, WVa