WebM&M Cases & Commentaries
WebM&M (Morbidity & Mortality Rounds on the Web) features expert analysis of medical errors reported anonymously by our readers. Spotlight Cases include interactive learning modules available for CME. Commentaries are written by patient safety experts and published monthly. Contribute by Submitting a Case anonymously.
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Mark V. Williams, MD; July 2004
A man sent for a Holter monitor inadvertently arrives at the allergy clinic and receives a skin test instead.
Timothy S. Lesar, PharmD; November 2003
An unclear verbal order leads to administration of the wrong drug.