What do you think could happen if a patient was supposed to take drug #1 and received drug #2 instead? Include both what would happen if the patient did not receive the drug they were supposed to get (drug #1) and what would happen if they got the one they did (drug #2).

Drug #1: Generic Name: ___ Adderall

Brand Name: _______________________________________________

Category: _______________________________________________
(What is it used for?)
Classification: _______________________________________________
(How does it work?)
Average Dose: _______________________________________________

Most frequent side effects: _____________________________________

Most serious side effects: ______________________________________

Contraindications: ____________________________________________
(Who shouldn’t take it?)

Drug #2: Generic Name: ___ Fluorouracil

Brand Name: __ Carac

Category: _______________________________________________
(What is it used for?)
Classification: _______________________________________________
(How does it work?)
Average Dose: _______________________________________________

Most frequent side effects: _____________________________________

Most serious side effects: ______________________________________

Contraindications: ____________________________________________
(Who should not take it?)

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c) How do you think a mistake like this might happen? How likely would a mistake like this be? Why?

d) Describe at least 3 common ways that drug mix-ups like this can occur, and how they could be prevented.

e) What is the NURSE’s role in preventing medication errors?

f) What sources did you use to find this information? (List in APA style.)

Step 3: Find the form to report a drug error on the website. What information should be included in a drug incident report? What is the purpose of filling out such a form?

Step 4: Locate one drug on the website that has been identified as a problem recently, or has a new alert. Summarize the problem as it is described on the website. What can nurses do to protect their patients from injury involving this medication?

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