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Journal Article > Commentary
Schulmeister L. Clin J Oncol Nurs. 2006;10:35-41.
The author explains how similar product names and labels contribute to medication errors in cancer treatment and shares risk reduction strategies to minimize such mistakes.
Bull G. USA Today. April 28, 2005.
This article reports on Target pharmacies' redesign of prescription bottles. The new bottles, designed to support safer outpatient medication use, have a flattened label and are color-coded for each family member.
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Robert L. Wears, MD, MS; September 2004
A nurse notices that an IV medication she is about to administer is possibly mislabeled, as it looks like a different drug. However, she is interrupted before she can call the pharmacy and winds up hanging the bag anyway.