Long-Term Care AdviseERR Volume 4, Issue 3

Medication Safety Alert! March 2016

In this month’s issue:

  • EPINEPHrine for Anaphylaxis: Autoinjector of 1 mg Vial or Ampul?
    • Are you ready to treat anaphylaxis?
  • One more note about EPINEPHrine: Say goodbye to ratios!
  • Pen device for U-500 insulin makes great sense
  • Oral devices with mL-only dosing marks
  • FentaNYL patch not adhering properly during use
  • Long-term care licensed practical nurse (LPN) faces 10 years in prison
  • New Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain

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