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Taking a Closer Look at a Fatal Vecuronium Error

Article on Versed mix-up that resulted in a fatal medication error at a leading medical center quotes ISMP staff and presents ISMP recommendations and lessons learned.

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Since the 2021-2022 influenza (flu) vaccine became available in September, the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has received multiple reports of mix-ups. Some patients have consented to a flu vaccine but received one of the COVID-19 vaccines instead, while others have received the flue