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Flashcards in Medication Safety Deck (11):
1

Medication Errors

Patient Allergies
Incorrect Strength Of Medication
Dispensing Errors

2

Medmarx Errors

Protocol not followed
Incorrect computer entry
Written orders
Handwriting

3

Workplace issues

Stress
Noise
Multitasking
Medication labels

4

Joint commission

Improve patient identification

Improve safety high alert medication
Improve safety infusion pumps

5

Institution of Safe Medication Practices

Started Tall Man letters
Error prone abbreviation list
High Alert Medications
Do not crush list
Guidelines for giving the medication

6

Drug Utilization Evaluation

Mandatory by OBRA-90
Every patient has a patient profile.

7

Adverse Drug Events

Any injury caused by a drug

8

Days Supply

Quantity Dispensed Divided By
Quantity Taken Each Day

9

Patient Package Insert

Metered Dose Inhalers
Oral Contraceptives
Estrogen
Progesterone
New Medications

10

FDA MedWatch

Program the reporting of Adverse Health Events and Medical Problems

11

Patients Rights

The Right Drug
Right Dose
Right Dosage Form