Other shortages affecting hospitals and EMS vendors is epinephrine 1:10000 prefilled syringes for cardiac arrests. Attached is a guidance document that goes through the step by step process to dilute epinephrine 1:1000 to the 1:10000 concentration. This process cannot be done in advance and stored in your drug box as prefilled, it must happen in real time for the integrity of the medication. Contact the EMS Office with any questions.
Epinephrine Guidance Document.pdf