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High-alert medications

High-alert medications

strategies for improving safety

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Published by Joint Commission Resources in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drugs -- Safety measures,
  • Drugs -- Administration

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statement[senior editor, Robert A. Porché, Jr.] ; foreword by Jeannell Mansur.
    ContributionsPorché, Robert A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM301 .H54 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23207286M
    ISBN 109781599402093
    LC Control Number2008922604
    OCLC/WorldCa274802679

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