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Medication Errors Book (2nd Edition) Hardbound

Medication Errors Michael R CohenMedication Errors is the most comprehensive, authoritative examination of the causes of and means to preventing medication errors ever written. Michael R. Cohen, president of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, and 30 other experts provide the most current thinking on causes and prevention. Highlights include a comprehensive chapter on high-alert medications, discussion of specialty areas posing greater risk, and in-depth analysis of prescribing, dispensing, drug administration, and drug delivery device errors, including actual examples.

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