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Patient Safety Authority Releases Advisory Focusing on Common Causes of Medication Errors
Date:9/27/2007

from the article. There is also a questionnaire on the Authority's website that healthcare providers can distribute to patients prior to surgery to help determine if they have OSA. Included is a "Consumer Tips" sheet on what patients should look for to determine if they should see a physician for OSA.

For a copy of the 2007 September Patient Safety Advisory, which includes graphics of look-alike drug packaging and the top 25 drug pairs involved in errors, go to http://www.psa.state.pa.us/psa/lib/psa/advisories/sept_2007_advisory_v4_n3. pdf. For more information on the Patient Safety Authority, go to http://www.psa.state.pa.us.


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