From the Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP): High-alert medications are drugs that bear a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error. Although mistakes may or may not be more common with these drugs, the consequences of an error are clearly more devastating to patients. Use these lists to determine which medications require special safeguards at your practice site to reduce the risk of errors….
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