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June 2017

In this month’s issue:

 In this month's issue:

  • Despite technology, verbal orders persist, read back is not widespread, and errors continue 

SAFETY Wires:

  • WHO launches global effort to reduce medication errors.
  • No, not methotrexate.
  • Avoiding inadvertent parenteral injection of oral liquids.

Worth reading...

  •  Relationship of medication regimen complexity and ADEs in LTC facilities

Special announcements:

  •  ISMP releases Guidelines on Safe Subcutaneous Insulin Use

     

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