Improve Patient Safety
Multiple distractions, poor handwriting and
look-alike/sound-alike drugs greatly contribute to the chance that drug
containers could be confused or the wrong label is applied on a syringe.
Complies with the APSF recommendation that every anesthetizing location should
have a mechanism to identify medications before drawing them up (barcode reader).
Includes visual and audible confirmations for each drug to help remove human error by
incorporating machine-readable technology acting as an electronic double-check.
Reduces the three most common drug errors made in the OR:
||Codonics SLS Solution
|1. Vial / Ampoule Swaps
||SLS scans the drug container and asks for confirmation before printing the label
|2. Mislabeling / Illegible Labeling
||SLS provides TJC compliant full-color labels based upon a site-specific Pharmacy developed formulary
|3. Syringe Swaps
SLS enables the labeled syringe to be scanned to identify its content prior to administration
Safety Features Possible When Integrated with an AIMS
Identification of each syringe to be administered
Warnings for expired syringes when scanned
Warnings for patient allergies or adverse drug interactions
FDA cleared to market per 510(k) K101439, Class II. Patent Pending.