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November 13, 2003

  • A spectrum of problems with using color
  • Why BETADINE might not be what you think it is.
  • The new (and safer?) look of BREVIBLOC (esmolol).
  • Misleading Faulding label can lead to intrathecal morphine errors.
  • New video "Patients Play a Vital Role in Patient Safety" available
  • ISMP at booth number 620 at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, December 7-11, 2003
  • Participate in a survey about intimidation in the workplace.

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November 27, 2003

  • Intrathecal injection of ionic contrast media may be fatal
  • ISMP List of Error-Prone Abbreviations, Symbols, and Dose Designations
  • Why it is important to ensure that all information, such as blood glucose values, is communicated properly.
  • How the use of "SSRI" when ordering medications can lead to unintended outcomes.
  • International attendees of the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting can join us for breakfast on Tuesday, December 9th in Salon 801 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel from 7 to 9AM.
  • ISMP will be hosting the Cheers Award dinner on Tuesday evening, December 9th at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.
  • ISMP will have a booth (number 620) at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in New Orleans, December 7-11, 2003
  • ISMP will be holding a follow-up teleconference early in 2004 regarding conversion from using the "Rule of Six" to standardized concentrations for pediatric and neonatal intravenous solutions. See next newsletter for details.

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