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Pharmacovigilance Forum
A potassium deficiency can impair metabolic functions, and medications cause hypokalemia through a variety of mechanisms. The authors report on a 58-year-old female suffering from fatigue and weakness after a recent diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency.
Keith T. Veltri PharmD
Carly Mason PharmD, BCPS
Medication Errors
Interruptions Lead to Errors and … Wait, What Was I Doing?
Interruptions and distractions can sidetrack patient safety.
Matthew Grissinger RPh, FASCP