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Opioid Shortages Keep US Hospitals Scrambling

Article describes how the ongoing difficulty in obtaining injectable opioid painkillers may be affecting medication safety in hospitals, and mentions an ISMP survey that uncovered medication errors due to drug shortages. For the full text of the article, visit CNN online.    

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Healthcare Leaders Urged to Avoid Severity Bias, Establish Just Culture In the wake of recent criminal charges being filed against a registered nurse in Tennessee who was involved in a fatal medication error, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) is emphasizing that the focus should be