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November 2017

In this month’s issue:

In this month's issue: 

  • Problems associated with the use of U-500 insulin syringes
  • FDA Advise-ERR: Concomitant use of Entresto and ACE inhibitors can lead to serious outcomes
  • NANALERT: Misuse of standard insulin pen needles

SAFETY Wires:

  • Holding warfarin prior to surgical procedures.
  • Faxing multiple resident orders together is error-prone.
  • Resident involvement to prevent errors.

Worth repeating...

  • Mix-ups between ropinirole and risperiDONE

Special announcements:

  • Data submission date extended to February 28, 2018 for new high-alert self assessment
  • Report medication errors to ISMP

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 (ismpinfo@ismp.org). Reporter identity and location remain strictly confidential and are never published. Anonymous reports are also accepted. 

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