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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

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