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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Medical abbreviations that have contradictory or ambiguous meanings.

Davis NM. ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. 2020.

Multiple organizations have identified using unclear or misleading abbreviations as a threat to patient safety. This article discusses proposed solutions, and provides a rationale for why some solutions may not be feasible.