FDA Patient Safety videos for Healthcare professionals

  1. medwatch - the fda safety information and adverse event reporting program

    fda patient safety news (psn) is a monthly video news show for
    healthcare professionals. it covers significant new product approvals,
    recalls and safety alerts, and offers important tips on protecting
    patients. read the complete stories and watch or download the video
    program at http://www.fda.gov/psn. you may have already received
    notification of some of these safety issues through the medwatch list
    serve. however, many of these psn stories contain video footage and
    demonstrations that may be especially useful to educators in healthcare
    facilities and academic institutions.

    stories in the november 2006 edition include:

    new studies on antidepressants in pregnancy

    safety information on alaris se infusion pumps

    increased risk of infectious disease transmission from human tissues
    recovered by donor referral services

    drug name confusion: mucomyst and mucinex

    danger in administering azathioprine and mercaptopurine together

    vaccine mix-ups: adacel (tdap) and daptacel (dtap)

    ibuprofen can interfere with aspirin's antiplatelet effect

    for more fda patient safety news, visit http://www.fda.gov/psn.
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