Volume 23, Issue 22
Medication Safety Alert! November 1, 2018
In this week's issue:
- Part I: Survey Results Show Unsafe Practices Persist with IV Push Medications
- Perioperative area needs barcode scanning!
- Look-alike, sound-alike caution (migalastat and miglustat)
- Dosing error with WinRho SDF
In July and August 2018, we invited practitioners who administer intravenous (IV) push medications to adults to participate in a survey. 1 The survey was conducted in response to three prior ISMP surveys that revealed numerous risky practices associated with the administration of IV push medications...