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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. December 4, 2014;19:1-6. March 26, 2015;20:1-4.
This newsletter series reports on 2 years of data collected during a national effort to collect vaccine administration errors. The first article summarizes information about the types of vaccine errors reported and why they occur. The second article discusses risks during vaccine use and offers recommendations to prevent them.
Valencia MJ. Boston Globe. March 10, 2011.
This newspaper article reports on a fatal medication error involving an anticoagulant overdose.
Sipkoff M. Drug Topics (Health-System Edition). August 21, 2006.
This article discusses a decimal error that resulted in a tenfold overdose of an analgesic and how this common drug administration error could easily be eliminated.
Greene L. St. Petersburg Times. June 15, 2006:A1.
This article reports on the death of a pregnant 18-year-old after an overdose of magnesium sulfate.
Meisel Z. Slate. November 8, 2005.
In this article, an emergency medicine physician describes the work environment of emergency medical technicians and paramedics and why it is prone to error.