In this month’s issue:
- Residents vulnerable to harmful medication errors during transitions from hospital to LTC facility
- Nice catch...Color of tablets a clue.
- All is not as it seems...Try to decipher the hand written medication order.
- What's in a name? What is the purpose of brand and generic drug names?
- A TACtical error.
Report medication errors to ISMP. Share your medication safety stories and error reports in confidence by calling ISMP 1-800-FAILSAF(E), via our website (www.ismp.org/merp), or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). Reporter identity and location remain strictly confidential and are never published. Anonymous reports are also accepted.