In a new, independent report released last month from the Institute for Safe Medication Practices, four adverse drug reactions stand out from all others. From severe muscle damage to a deadly viral infection of the brain, their annual report covers it all and we’re talking about it. (This is part 1 of a two-part episode. Tune in next week for part 2.)

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The annual report we’re talking about can be found here –>> ISMP QuarterWatch Annual Report

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