New ISMP Long-Term Care AdvisERR newsletter

July 28, 2014    |   By: Calevir

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) has issued the July edition of its newsletter, Long-Term Care AdvisERR.   The newsletter includes tips on safe administration of U-500 Insulin, safe use of new oral dispensers for morphine sulfate, as well as addressing how to set up your MAR to avoid confusion.   Here is a link to subscribe to this free resource that offers advice on frequently reported medication safety events and access past issues.

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