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The "Dirty Dozen": 12 persistent safety gaffes that we need to resolve!

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 9, 2014;19:1-5.

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October 22, 2014

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. October 9, 2014;19:1-5.

Changes in practice require time and monitoring to achieve lasting improvements. This newsletter article highlights issues that continue to hinder medication safety, including inconsistent availability of patient counseling, misuse of prefilled syringes, and disrespectful behavior toward both peers and patients.