June 3

In this Issue:


Vasopressin supply critically short

Epidural and Peripheral nerve block order changes


There is a nationwide shortage of vasopressin

Please use alternative agents, such as norepinephrine, phenylephrine, or dopamine, whenever possible.  Our supply is critically low. Another shipment is not expected until sometime next week.  However, the supply situation is not expected to resolve immediately and will likely last at least through the month of June.


Epidural and Peripheral Nerve Block Order Changes

On Sunday, June 5, changes are coming to the CPOE Epidural and Peripheral Nerve Block orders.

Click HERE to review additional details. (pdf)