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Vanderbilt Nurse: Safeguards Were 'Overriden' in Medication Error, Prosecutors Say

Article describing criminal charges filed against a nurse involved in a fatal medication error references an ISMP newsletter article on common mistakes involving neuromuscular blocking agents. For the full text, visit The Tennessean online.  

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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