Long-Term Care AdviseERR Volume 7, Issue 6

Medication Safety Alert! November/December 2019

In this issue: 

  • Speaking Up About Patient/Resident Safety Requires an Observant Questioner and a High Index of Suspicion
  • Worth repeating… Ring that remains after removing tamper-evident cap can fall off
  • Confusion over antiretroviral therapy abbreviation leads to error
  • Double trouble: similar drug names and labels
  • Worth reading… Errors associated with splitting, crushing, and opening oral medications

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