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ISMP and FDA campaign to eliminate use of error-prone abbreviations.

FDA; Food and Drug Administration; ISMP; Institute for Safe Medication Practices

This Web site includes tools to help raise awareness about potential medication errors associated with using certain abbreviations. The tools are made available by Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) and U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as part of their national educational effort to eliminate the use of these abbreviations.