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Drug diversion and impaired health care workers.

Quick Safety. April 15, 2019;(48):1-3.

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May 1, 2019
Quick Safety. April 15, 2019;(48):1-3.

Fatigue, emotional stress, and illness can affect decision-making and lead to misuse of medications. This newsletter article describes the patient safety impacts of drug diversion among health care workers and notes the importance of a culture of constructive reporting to uncover and address this unsafe behavior.