High Alert and Investigational Medications
High alert medications in this organization include controlled substances and look like/sound alike medications.
Although this organization does not have high alert/hazardous medications, a list has been provided for reference. The organization has developed processes for managing high risk medications. In this organization the following
practices are followed based on ISMP List of High - Alert Medications, Look Alike Sound Alike, CDC NIOSH Hazardous List and all national standards.
Reference: Controlled Substances: Please see MP.1 and MP.11 in this
Look alike sound alike medications:Please see the National
Patient Safety Goals, volume III and / or Safety Task Binders.
In addition the following information is available as a reference:
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