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“Use as directed.” How Medication Errors Can Be Avoided.

Written on March 18, 2013 at 4:53 pm, by

In a recent blog post we discussed communication handoffs and gave an extreme example of how everything can go wrong.  Another dangerous and potentially costly area of concern is medication errors.  Here’s a scenario that illustrates how they can happen in a correctional healthcare setting and some potential solutions. Inmate Smith was a 32-year-old male  Continue Reading »