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VOLUME 27 , ISSUE 12 ( December, 2023 ) > List of Articles

EDITORIAL

Are “High-alert Medication” Used Safely in Intensive Care Units?

Anuj M Clerk

Keywords : Critically ill patients, High alert medications, Medication errors, Patient safety

Citation Information : Clerk AM. Are “High-alert Medication” Used Safely in Intensive Care Units?. Indian J Crit Care Med 2023; 27 (12):871-872.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10071-24603

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-11-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


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