Keep LASA Mix-Ups Top of Mind

More reports involving look-alike/sound-alike (LASA) meds will put the spotlight on strategies to prevent mix-ups.

Dexamethasone and dexmedetomidine continue to be accidentally selected for one another. And increased use of dexamethasone due to COVID-19 could make this error even more likely.

It often happens when vials are stored alphabetically or when both med names are shown on computer screens.

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