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Basic Anesthesia Drug Setup for new SRNAs

Basic Anesthesia Drug Setup for new SRNAs

At my current clinical facility, drugs are drawn up in the morning, then locked in the anesthesia cart in the room. My first day, I was told to draw up the drugs and even though I'm a nurse, figuring out which syringes they wanted to use slowed me down the first couple times. Here's a quick guide to how I draw them up. It's best to draw your drugs up in order of what you'll be using, that way you won't forget anything.