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Journal article by ISMP Fellows discusses the challenges involved in obtaining an actual measured metric body weight for patients receiving high-alert medications in the emergency setting.
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This article from Kaiser Health News appeared on the CNN website on April 28, 2022.
The recent criminal conviction of a former registered nurse due to a fatal medication error has shaken the healthcare foundation to its core. While this is not the first time a patient has been harmed from a wrong medication or wrong dose, this case sets a precedent that can potentially lead to a