In this month’s issue:
- Oops, sorry, wrong resident! “Wrong resident” medication errors can occur for a variety of reasons at any point during the medication use process. See ways that a LTC facility can reduce “wrong resident” errors.
- SafetyWire: More than half an error. Discusses ways to reduce medication errors that occur when only a half tablet is needed.
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.