Acute Care Volume 22, Issue 15

Medication Safety Alert! July 27, 2017

In this week's issue:

Featured article

The latest annual report of ISMP’s QuarterWatch™ analyzes more than 1.2 million new adverse drug event reports submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) during 2016. Part I of this newsletter feature, which appeared in the July 13, 2017 issue, examined drug withdrawal symptoms reported by large populations of patients who have stopped taking opioids, antidepressants, and certain neuropathic pain, antianxiety, and sedative/hypnotic medications. In Part II, we examine the high risk of acute injuries linked to oral anticoagulants and outline...

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