about counterfeit medicines

  1. My ICN material about patient safety describes common threats to patient safety which include: medication errors, hospital acquired infections, exposure to high doses of radiation, and use of counterfeit medicines

    What is the situation re: counterfeit medicines and how common is this?
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  3. by   MIA-RN1
    Quote from GingerSue
    My ICN material about patient safety describes common threats to patient safety which include: medication errors, hospital acquired infections, exposure to high doses of radiation, and use of counterfeit medicines

    What is the situation re: counterfeit medicines and how common is this?
    Maybe they mean something about people buying them off the internet and the meds not being what they say they are? Not sure.
  4. by   GingerSue
    it's about errors that occur in hospital

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