Long-Term Care AdviseERR Volume 5, Issue 3

Medication Safety Alert! March 2017

In this month’s issue:

  • Using Information for External Errors to Signal a "Clear and Present Danger"
  • Worth repeating... RisperiDONE and rOPINIRole mix-ups
  • BEST practice: If you have electronic health records, do this to help prevent errors!
  • Eliquis-Effient mix-up
  • Tresiba U-200 won't allow dosing in odd number of insulin units
  • Don't use insulin syringes to prepare EPINEPHrine anaphylaxis doses
  • Beware of drug names that end in the letter "L"

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