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August 11, 2005
- New fentanyl warning: more needed to protect patients
- Wrong patient error
An oncology patient received another patient’s chemotherapy despite verification by two nurses before administration.
- Units, mg, or mL?
Using an insulin syringe to measure the dose of non-insulin medications can lead to confusion between international units and mg.
- Depo-subQ provera 104
A recently marketed medroxyprogesterone acetate suspension may lead to errors.
- More on Baxter pump recall.
- Message in our mailbox.
A physician wrote in response to our recent article on expiration dates to let us know that an international standard exists for expressing dates.
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August 25, 2005