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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 11, 2007;12:1-3.
This article, which launches a series focusing on high-alert medications, discusses issues related to heparin and warfarin use, including common risks and suggested improvements to help ensure safe administration.
Journal Article > Commentary
Peterson C, Ham CW, Vanderveen T. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:491-497.
This article summarizes results from a conference regarding heparin errors, their epidemiology, and error types along with ways to increase safety.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; February 6, 2007.
This announcement alerts health care providers to the potential for life-threatening errors involving two heparin products and provides recommendations to minimize mistakes.