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Fatal PCA adverse events continue to happen...better patient monitoring is essential to prevent harm.

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 30, 2013;18:1-3.

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June 19, 2013

ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 30, 2013;18:1-3.

Describing an adverse event involving patient-controlled analgesia (PCA), this newsletter article highlights risks around PCA use and recommends practices to enhance monitoring and prevent accidental overdose.