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Dangerous Abbreviations

Dangerous Abbreviations

The learning resource is a listing of abbreviations that health care providers should not use for medciation administration.  The list was developed by the National Coordinating Council for Medication Error Reporting and Prevention (NCC MERP).  It provides a listing of dangerous abbreviations and the assocated rationale. 

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anastasia guseva
anastasia guseva (Student)
9 years ago
There have been so many errors in the health care field that were due to the improper use of abbreviations, whether it was with medication administration or surgical procedures. Therefore, this information is critical to know, and the way it was presented was clear and concise.

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