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ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. July 14, 2016;21:1-6.
Patients and clinicians can make medication administration mistakes when new drug delivery mechanisms are introduced. This newsletter article reviews common errors associated with the use of inhalers and offers recommendations for patients, nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and health care organizations to educate patients on the use of these medications.
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Prompting physicians to address a daily checklist for antibiotics: do we need a co-pilot in the ICU?
Weiss CH, Wunderink RG. Curr Opin Crit Care. 2013;19:448-452
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Rainu Kaushal, MD, MPH; Erika Abramson, MD ; August 2009
The theophylline dose of a patient admitted for COPD exacerbation and pneumonia is doubled, and he develops atrial flutter with a rapid ventricular response, chest pain, and increased shortness of breath.