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“Tall man” letters are used to indicate differences in the spelling of similar drug names. Using tall man (mixed case) letters helps draw attention to the dissimilarities in their names. Several studies have shown that highlighting sections of drug names using tall man letters can help distinguish similar drug names, making them less prone to mix-ups.
What organization is the authority on high-alert medications across different healthcare settings?
Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Which of the following potential hazards are addressed by OSHA regulations?
All of these potential hazards are addressed by OSHA regulations.
Which of the following organizations implemented the error-prone abbreviation list?
Tall man lettering may be most appropriate for which pair of look-alike/sound-alike drugs?
Which of the following medications has not been involved in a high incidence of medication errors?
Which of these scenarios represents a potential hospital pharmacy error?
What should countertops in I.V. rooms be cleaned with?
70% Isopropyl Alcohol
Which of the following strategies may result in a reduction in medication errors?
Spell out drug names.
Which of the following defines a solvent?
The larger part of a solution
The hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee determines that Drug X and Drug Y are equally effective, but Drug X is preferred because of cost. If a patient is admitted to the hospital on Drug Y and switched to Drug X, what is this an example of?
Within how much time does a scheduled medica- tion need to be administered to a patient?
Which MERP error category is defined as an error that may have contributed or resulted in a patient’s death?
Which of these is an example of unintentional medication misuse?
The patient uses his rescue asthma inhaler multiple times per day when the drug is only indicated for emergent shortness of breath.
Which of the following prescribing methods will reduce the number of prescription errors?
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