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Longitudinal trends in U.S. drug shortages for medications used in emergency departments (2001–2014).

Hawley KL, Mazer-Amirshahi M, Zocchi MS, et al. Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. 2016;23:63-9.

This analysis of medication shortages in the emergency department revealed that there have been shortages of high-acuity medications for which no substitute is available. This suggests further investigation into patient safety implications of drug shortages is needed.