Long-Term Care AdviseERR Volume 9, Issue 4

Medication Safety Alert! July/August 2021

In this issue: 

  • Infection Transmission Risk with Shared Glucometers, Fingerstick Devices, and Insulin Pens
  • Close calls – a sign of resilience or vulnerability? Odds are higher that vulnerabilities are reported
  • what’s in a Name? The “-oxacin” drug name stem
  • Zantac reborn
  • Medication reconstitution with cleaning products
  • Look-alike cartons for topical creams
  • Confusing syringe scale

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