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Safety: Blue Dye Mix-Up Blinds Patient

OR mistook methylene blue, which is toxic to the eyes, for trypan blue.

Posted 10/02/14 | Bradley Truax, MD | Post a comment

No Objects Left Behind

If preventing retained foreign objects is such a high priority, why is it still being reported as a common sentinel event?

Posted 09/19/14 | Chad Flora, BSN, RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Pump Up Your Pain Pump Knowledge

How much do you know about the potential for post-op complications?

Posted 09/19/14 | Gregory Hickman, MD | Post a comment

Steer Clear of Wrong-Site Surgery

These kinds of mistakes are called never events because they never should happen to anyone, but they do happen.

Posted 09/19/14 | David Ring, MD, PhD | Post a comment

Are You Prepared for an MH Emergency?

Preparation is key to managing the deadly disorder.

Posted 09/19/14 | Theresa Clifford, MSN, RN, CPAN, CAPA | Post a comment

Medication Management Essentials

Time to brush up on proper labeling, administration and dosing practices.

Posted 09/19/14 | Sheldon S. Sones, RPh, FASCP | Post a comment

How Much Do You Know About Hypothermia?

The risks go well beyond low scores on patient satisfaction surveys.

Posted 09/19/14 | Theresa Criscitelli, EdD(c), RN, CNOR | Post a comment

Tainted Lot of Marcaine Recalled by Hospira

Customer noticed particulate in the solution.

Posted 07/01/14 | Post a comment

Safety: Can You Trust Your Compounding Lab?

How to evaluate the companies that compound sterile drugs.

Posted 06/30/14 | David G. Miller, RPh | Post a comment

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