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ISMP Newsletter for April 18, 2013

(Announcements/Newsletters - Hospital)

2013-04-25
Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D sheakley@musc.edu

The latest ISMP Medication Safety Alert can be found at:

http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/pharmacy_services/medSafety/ISMP.pdf

Contents:
- Quarter Watch: Perspective on GLP-1 agents for diabetes
- When a compounding pharmacy "registers" with FDA - what does it mean?
- ISMP Quarterly Action Agenda
- NANALERT: Generic name for Kadcyla (trastzumab emtansine) and Herceptin (trastuzumab)
- Safety Briefs:
o Account for overfill with IV chemotherapy.
o ISMP clarification: Kadycla classification in a previous newsletter
o Message in our mailbox: Keypads on smart pumps

Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D
Medication Safety Coordinator
Dept of Pharmacy Services
Medical Univ of South Carolina
150 Ashley Ave
PO Box 250584
Charleston, SC 29425
843-792-9236
sheakley@musc.edu

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