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July 1, 2004

  • An omnipresent risk of morphine-hydromorphone mix-ups
  • How some dosing charts can cause medication errors.
  • How to avoid mix-ups between ACTOS (pioglitazone hydrochloride) and ACTONEL (risedronate) in the electronic world.
  • Recommendations for the safe use of MUCOMYST (acetylcysteine) and MUCINEX (guaifenesin).
  • How to properly counsel patients regarding the identification of their medications.
  • ISMP Quarterly Action Agenda.

July 15, 2004

  • Lowdown on lomustine: We'd hate CeeNU make this mistake
  • How to avoid mix-ups between NOVOLOG MIX 70/30 and NOVOLIN 70/30.
  • Confusion between DOXIL and conventional doxorubicin
  • How to safely communicate verbal orders for fentanyl.
  • Contrived suffix for VICODIN causes confusion.
  • Costly confusion with XIGRIS.
  • Mix-up between SHUR-CLENS and XYLOCAINE
  • New way to avoid mix-ups between METHERGINE and BRETHINE

July 29, 2004

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