Volume 21, Issue 11
Medication Safety Alert! June 2, 2016
In this week's issue:
- Special Edition: Tall Man Lettering
- ISMP Updates Its List of Drug Names with Tall Man Letters
- Tall Man Letters: A Review of the Evidence
- New ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Video Series
One in every 1,000 medication orders in a hospital, and one in every 1,000 prescriptions in a pharmacy, have been associated with selecting the wrong drug while prescribing, transcribing, dispensing, or administering medications. 1-4 One of the key causes of these errors is drug name similarity. 5...