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My Near Miss - New York Times

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My Near Miss
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IT was probably our eighth or ninth admission that day, but my intern and I had given up counting. I was midway through my medical residency, already a master of efficiency.
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Some IV fluids are in seriously short supply - Philly.com

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Some IV fluids are in seriously short supply
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Michael Cohen, president of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, wrote this for the "Check Up" blog. The country is experiencing a serious shortage ...
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Mental Skills for Runners

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"Most athletes spend a great deal of time physically training their bodies for the rigors of competitive sport. While physical training is undoubtedly necessary, it is not the whole key to successful competition. The mind also plays an important part in athletic success."

 

You can also read more here: http://www.joggingforbeginners.org/jogging-for-beginners/mental-skills-for-runners


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Hansen: Technology helps pharmacies reduce risk of errors - The Detroit News

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Hansen: Technology helps pharmacies reduce risk of errors
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Last fall's deadly meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated steroid injections is a tragic reminder of the risk of errors inherent in manual pharmacy medication compounding.

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Mistakes With Your Medicine - CBS Local

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Mistakes With Your Medicine CBS Local He says nationwide many people are dying from these mistakes “big time.” An Institute for Safe Medication Practices manual states “a typical pharmacy…may generate up to two clinically significant prescriptions...
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Better Package Design Prevents Drug Errors - Pain Medicine News

Better Package Design Prevents Drug Errors Pain Medicine News Problematic names, labels and packaging contribute to 33% of all medication errors—including a proportionate number of fatalities—out of the annual total of 400,000 errors in the United...
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Our survey offers 10 reasons why you may want to switch drugstores - ConsumerReports.org

Our survey offers 10 reasons why you may want to switch drugstores - ConsumerReports.org | Medication Errors | Scoop.it
Our survey offers 10 reasons why you may want to switch drugstores ConsumerReports.org One-third of shoppers at chain pharmacies and big-box stores who said they weren't comfortable discussing personal medical concerns at the drugstore thought the...
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Pharmacy techs help prevent medication errors - Sioux City Journal

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Pharmacy techs help prevent medication errors Sioux City Journal The hospital hopes to have five pharmacy technicians trained by mid-January to interview newly admitted patients with the goal of avoiding medication errors such as drug interactions,...
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