ISMP Newsletter for August 8, 2013
The latest ISMP Medication Safety Alert can be found at:
In this issue:
FentaNYL patch fatalities linked to "bystander apathy"
We ALL have a role in prevention!
Help end hepatitis B!
Liter or hour?
Confusion a "factor" with "PCC" orders
Help on the way to prevent catheter misconnections
GlycoTrol or Glucotrol?
- August 15 for Outsourcing Sterile Compounding: Proposed Regulations and
- September 10 for Raising the Bar for BCMA: Addressing Pharmacy
Challenges, Nursing Engagement, and Data Analysis to Improve Practice.
- September 22-25: Diagnostic Error in Medicine
Maureen Sheakley, Pharm D
Medication Safety Coordinator
Dept of Pharmacy Services
Medical University of South Carolina
150 Ashley Ave
PO Box 250584
Charleston, SC 29425