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Hospital Staff Failed To Use Sterile Alcohol

The staff failed to use sterile alcohol even though a Lompoc hospital policy required sterile alcohol for cleaning areas in the hospital pharmacy. Instead of following proper procedures the hospital staff negligently used non-sterile alcohol and non-sterile water to clean the pharmacy area where IV medications are mixed. This finding was reported in the CMS …

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