Acute Care Volume 21, Issue 19

Medication Safety Alert! September 22, 2016

In this week's issue:

  • Volumetric Dosing of EPINEPHrine for Neonates Could Lead to Dosing Errors
  • Worth repeating... Recent patient controlled analgesia (PCA) by proxy event suggests reassessment of practices that may have fallen by the wayside
  • Preventing 10-fold dosage errors
  • National Alert Network (NAN) Alert about syringe leakage
  • Cubicin vs. Cubicin RF
  • Updated package insert for U-500 insulin
  • A glimpse down memory lane...
    • May 8, 1996 newsletter: Frequent errors in drug computations require a dose verification process with independent checks

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