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Prescription Malpractice and Medication Errors

In the coming year, it is estimated that at least half a million patients in the United States alone will be harmed in some way by a medical prescription error committed by their pharmacist, physician, or hospital and nursing home staff. While these errors are often referred to as “prescription malpractice”, they fall under the […]

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Simple solutions can reduce medication errors

More than 1.5 million Americans a year experience preventable drug-induced injuries, says a Purdue University health sciences expert. “Approximately one in e… Visit http://nursingfile.com. This video demonstrates how to prepare a pre-filled medication cartridge syringes. Video Rating: 5 / 5

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Medication Errors

demonstration of medication errors. Video Rating: 3 / 5

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Avoiding Medication Errors with Multiple Brand Names (April 2009)

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) recently highlighted medication errors that can occur when a drug is marketed under more than one brand name, especially when one of those names is well established. ISMP describes a case where a female patient went to the emergency department with ischemic chest pain and ECG changes. One […]

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