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Time- And Cost-Effective Strategies

  • Try cold saline irrigation before administering phenylephrine. This may save the patient the cost of the drug by using a much more benign alternative. This is especially important in elderly patients and pediatric patients. Also, boarding can be reduced, as patients irrigated with saline do not require an observation period.

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