On Monday, September 26, 2016, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District deployed 500 ml bottles of sterile 0.9% Sodium Chloride Irrigation Solution to be used on patients with burns <10% of the patient’s body surface area (BSA) for cooling the burn prior to applying a sterile burn sheet.

Sterile 0.9% Sodium Chloride is also used for irrigating eye(s) as well as cleaning a wound site prior to applying sterile dressing.

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