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November 2015

In this month’s issue:

    Delayed administration and contraindicated drugs place those with Parkinson's disease at risk

Safety Wires:

  • The importance of using the MAR/eMAR when administering medications
  • Yet another dose designation error
  • 2016 National Patient Safety Goals for Long-Term Care
  • A U-500 insulin error in LTC
  •  New preventable adverse drug event (ADE) algorithm

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