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Are you well positioned to resolve conflicts with the safety of an order? Learning from a physician’s homicide trial and the firing of multiple healthcare workers.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. May 19, 2022;27(10):1-5.

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June 1, 2022

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. May 19, 2022;27(10):1-5.

Challenging authority can be difficult but necessary in risky situations. This article examines a serial euthanasia overdose case and how the individuals interfacing with the physician involved sensed the medications ordered were inappropriate, yet said nothing. The piece discusses organizational and individual steps to encourage raising concerns in an appropriate and effective manner.

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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute care edition. May 19, 2022;27(10):1-5.