Allergy labels help provide a deterrent to allergic reactions in healthcare settings.
It’s estimated that nearly 50 million people in the U.S. are afflicted with nasal allergies. And allergies of one form or another affect 30% of adults and 40% of children. It’s a virtual guarantee that a percentage of patients are afflicted with some form of allergy. For hospitals, clinics, physician's offices and more, that’s nothing to sneeze at!
Whether it’s similar packaging, names or even the spelling, Look Alike Sound Alike (LASA) medications create challenges for medical professionals. Unfortunately, confusion due to these similarities may lead to potentially harmful medication errors. Learn how you can improve drug safety in your practice, combat these common issues and minimize potential problems.