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April 2015

In this month’s issue:

In this month's issue: 
  • ENFit enteral devices are on their way... Important safety considerations in long-term care facilities.
  • Safety Wires!
    • Catching dispensing errors
    • Glucagon label contributes to confusion
    • Mix-up between two anti-anxiety drugs with names that start with "A"
    • Z-pak order confusion
    • Is it insulin or heparin?
Special announcements:
  • Please participate in our readership survey!
    • We are conducting a readership survey to learn how the Long-Term Care Advise-ERR is being distributed and its impact on medication safety.  We would appreciate if the primary recipients of this newsletter would complete the survey by May 29, 2015 via https://surveys.ismp.org/s3/Readership-Survey.
  • ISMP beings 2015 Annual Fund Drive
    • Please consider donating to this year's Annual Fund to help keep ISMP an important part of the fight against preventable medication errors. To contribute, go to www.ismp.org/support. Thank you. 

Report medication errors to ISMP. Share your medication safety stories and error reports in confidence by calling ISMP 1-800-FAILSAF(E), via our website (www.ismp.org/merp), or by email (ismpinfo@ismp.org). Reporter identity and location remain strictly confidential and are never published. Anonymous reports are also accepted. 

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