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Longitudinal trends in U.S. drug shortages for medications used in emergency departments (2001–2014).

Hawley KL; Mazer-Amirshahi M; Zocchi MS; Fox ER; Pines JM.

This analysis of medication shortages in the emergency department revealed that there have been shortages of high-acuity medications for which no substitute is available. This suggests further investigation into patient safety implications of drug shortages is needed.