Acute Care Volume 21, Issue 8

Medication Safety Alert! April 21, 2016

In this week's issue:

  • Prescribing Errors with LevETIRAcetam Oral Solution
  • Another twist in the ENFit implementation process
  • Look-alike levETIRAcetam and valproate sodium vials
  • Cup with wrong measurement markings
  • "Floaters" in liquid melatonin
  • Textbook correction
  • FREE ISMP Resources
    • Consumer leaflets in Spanish
    • Nurse AdviseERR - FREE in 2016
  • Your Reports as Work
    • Label improvement for CutisPharma vancomycin kit
Featured article
Problem : A 3-month-old baby girl was evaluated in an emergency department (ED) for a cough, congestion, difficulty breathing, and lethargy. A medication history was obtained from the baby’s parents to begin the reconciliation process. According to the parents, the baby was receiving 8 mL of KEPPRA...

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