Hospitals across the nation provided input for the United States Pharmacopeia's (USP) Advancing Patient Safety in U.S. Hospitals: Basic Strategies for Success. This first-ever case study book features actual hospital medication errors and steps implemented to prevent similar mistakes.
Aside from first-person experiences, USP offers 10 recommendations to improve medication safety in health facilities. The recommendations include the following:
In Seniors: Consider CMV Serostatus
When Recommending Flu Vaccine
Older people who have cytomegalovirus seem to have less robust responses to the trivalent influenza vaccine than those who do not have CMV.
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