Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Congresswomen Jenniffer Gonzlez-Coln (R-PR) and Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), led 29 Senators and 63 Representatives in a letter to Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb regarding the current shortage
of IV saline and other critical medical products.
are also fuelling significant salary increases in specific areas.
The percentage of respondents reporting adverse patient outcomes related to shortages
increased from 2011 to 2016 (51% vs.
Similar to the challenges with infection control and containment in developing or low-income countries, (11,12) antimicrobial shortages
may present challenges for appropriate management of infections in these regions.
There needs to be initiatives put in place to address the shortage
of nurse educators and RNs.
associate director of the drug shortages
program in the FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, said in the statement.
Employers in Japan report the greatest talent shortages
globally (81 percent).
The measurement of skill shortages
and gaps to an extent is dependent on the definition of skill shortages
WHEREAS, The National League for Nursing identifies the shortage
of nurse educators as a root cause of the shortage
of nurses in the United States; and
The FDA is releasing a strategic plan called for in the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) of 2012 to improve the agency's response to imminent or existing shortages
and for longer-term approaches for addressing the underlying causes of drug shortages
also can disrupt treatment of drug-susceptible TB in patients who cannot tolerate first-line drugs and can complicate the treatment of MDR TB and XDR TB, putting patients and communities at greater risk for morbidity and mortality.
The intent is to establish a formal process by which the FDA can collaborate with manufacturers in order to take actions which could prevent or mitigate drug shortages