Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory
Implementing Change Through PA-PSRS
Event reports submitted through PA-PSRS drive the publication of individual Advisory articles that suggest clinical protocols facilities can implement to prevent the occurrence of similar events.
Misunderstanding of abbreviations is a frequent happenstance; these examples relate to medication orders.
Demerol: Is It the Best Analgesic?
Considering Demerol's potential to stimulate seizures, its effect on the central nervous system, and its anticholinergic effect, this drug may not be the optimal analgesic for treating pain.