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Hospitals struggle with intravenous saline shortage
Visalia Times-Delta

In one of the most far-reaching shortages ever to hit American hospitals, the saline IV bags that are a mainstay of surgical units and patient rooms everywhere are in short supply across the country, according to the Food and Drug Administration and hospital pharmacists. Though patients probably haven’t noticed the shortfall, pharmacists are scrambling to make sure they don’t.