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Show #106, January 2011
[View Video]     Update on Femur Fracture Risk with Bisphosphonates
[View Video]     Recall of Actavis Fentanyl Patches
[View Video]     New Precaution when Calculating Carboplatin Doses
[View Video]     Update on Radiation Overdoses from CT Perfusion
[View Video]     Diabetes/Cardiovascular Risk with Prostate Cancer Drugs
[View Video]     New Pediatric Dosing Recommendations for Valcyte
[View Video]     Alarming Monitor Problems
[View Video]     Avoiding Patient Injuries with Resectoscopes
[View Video]     Stop Using Hyland’s Teething Tablets
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  • Show #105, December 2010
    [View Video]     Preventing Infections When Monitoring Blood Glucose
    [View Video]     Recall of Procrit and Epogen
    [View Video]     Expanded Recall of Multi-Med Huber Needles/Sets
    [View Video]     BagEasy Resuscitation Devices Recalled
    [View Video]     More Patient Burns from Dental Handpieces
    [View Video]     Preventing Fires in the Operating Room
    [View Video]     Sterility Issues with AVM Clips
    [View Video]     Don’t Use Infant Sleep Positioners
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  • Show #104, November 2010
    [View Video]     Aseptic Meningitis with Lamictal
    [View Video]     Preventing Bloodborne Infections When Using Fingerstick Devices
    [View Video]     Recall of INOMAX DS Drug Delivery System
    [View Video]     Increased Mortality Risk with Tygacil
    [View Video]     Suspected Counterfeit Tourniquets Pose Risk
    [View Video]     Medical Errors from Misreading Letters and Numbers
    [View Video]     What’s New for the 2010-2011 Influenza Vaccine
    [View Video]     Accidental Exposure of Children and Pets to Evamist
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  • Show #103, October 2010
    [View Video]     Importance of Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel (from November 2008)
    [View Video]     Preventing Cross-Contamination in Endoscope Processing (from February 2010)
    [View Video]     Never Use Parenteral Syringes for Oral Medications (from January 2010)
    [View Video]     Burns from Medicated Patches during MRI Exams (from May 2009)
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Ephedrine and Epinephrine (from December 2008)
    [View Video]     Cautions about Sexual Enhancement Products (from March 2010)
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  • Show #102, September 2010
    [View Video]     First Test to Detect Both HIV Antigen and Antibodies
    [View Video]     FDA Requirements for Colleague Infusion Pump Recall
    [View Video]     Air/Gas Embolisms with Pressurized Spray Devices
    [View Video]     Expanded Recall of Hospira Liposyn and Propofol
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain LIFEPAK Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Mylotarg Withdrawn from U.S. Market
    [View Video]     Suicide Risk with Tramadol
    [View Video]     Velcade and Hepatic Impairment
    [View Video]     Shortage of EPINEPHrine Syringes Can Cause Errors
    [View Video]     Avoiding Patient Injuries with Dermatome Instruments
    [View Video]     Phase-Out of Epinephrine CFC Metered-Dose Inhalers
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  • Show #101, August 2010
    [View Video]     Warning on Proton Pump Inhibitors and Fracture Risk
    [View Video]     Lifeline and ReviveR AED Battery Packs Recalled
    [View Video]     Update on Counterfeit Polypropylene Mesh
    [View Video]     Thrombosis with Off-Label Promacta Use
    [View Video]     Severe Liver Injury with Orlistat (Xenical, Alli)
    [View Video]     Dosing Errors with Certain Oral Syringes
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events to MedWatch
    [View Video]     Help FDA Stop “Bad Ads”
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  • Show #100, July 2010
    [View Video]     New Cellular Immunotherapy for Advanced Prostate Cancer
    [View Video]     Warning on Liver Injury with Propylthiouracil
    [View Video]     Medication Guide Required for Vivitrol
    [View Video]     Certain AQUA+FLEX Humidifiers Recalled
    [View Video]     Recall of Shiley Cuffed Tracheostomy Tubes
    [View Video]     Using External Infusion Pumps Safely
    [View Video]     Parent Errors in Measuring Children’s Doses
    [View Video]     Warning on Swallowing Benadryl Topical Gel
    [View Video]     Warning about Lipodissolve Products
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  • Show #99, June 2010
    [View Video]     New Formulation for OxyContin
    [View Video]     First Absorbable Sealant Patch for Cardiovascular Surgery
    [View Video]     Reduced Effect from Plavix in Some Patients
    [View Video]     Muscle Injury from High Doses of Zocor
    [View Video]     Companies to Stop Marketing Unapproved Nitroglycerin Tablets
    [View Video]     Boxed Warning for Exjade
    [View Video]     Hemolysis Risk with WinRho SDF
    [View Video]     Avoiding Problems with Temporary Cardiac Pacing
    [View Video]     Caution about Sexual Enhancement Supplements
    [View Video]     Phase-Out of CFC Inhalers
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  • Show #98, May 2010
    [View Video]     New Pneumococcal Vaccine for Children
    [View Video]     Counterfeit Surgical Mesh
    [View Video]     Recall of Arrow IV Tubing Sets, Accessories
    [View Video]     SureStep Test Strips Recalled
    [View Video]     Recall of UniCel DxC Clinical Analyzers
    [View Video]     Review of Invirase and Cardiac Arrhythmias
    [View Video]     Reducing the Risk of Overfill with HomeChoice Peritoneal Dialysis
    [View Video]     Risk Management Program for Procrit, Epogen and Aranesp
    [View Video]     Avoiding Maalox Mix-ups
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  • Show #97, April 2010
    [View Video]     Caution on Zyprexa in Adolescents
    [View Video]     Certain Powerheart/CardioVive/CardioLife AED Recalled
    [View Video]     Recall of Q-Syte Luer Access Devices
    [View Video]     Cardiovascular Risk with Meridia
    [View Video]     SafeSheath CSG Hemostatic Introducer Recalled
    [View Video]     Measuring Rapamune Blood Concentrations
    [View Video]     Plastic Rotors for Hettich Centrifuges Recalled
    [View Video]     Serious Liver Disorder with Videx
    [View Video]     GlucoPro Insulin Syringes Recalled
    [View Video]     Potentially Fatal Salmonella Infections from Pet Turtles
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  • Show #96, March 2010
    [View Video]     Safety Precautions for Huber Needles
    [View Video]     Don't Use Thermoflect Products with MRI
    [View Video]     Valproate Sodium and Birth Defects
    [View Video]     Kidney Impairment with Byetta
    [View Video]     Cleviprex Recalled due to Particulates
    [View Video]     Warning on Counterfeit Alli
    [View Video]     Medical Errors from Misreading Letters and Numbers
    [View Video]     Caution about Sexual Enhancement Products
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  • Show #95, February 2010
    [View Video]     Caution on Powerheart and CardioVive Automated External Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Cardiovascular Problems with Lexiva
    [View Video]     FDA Recommendations on STERIS SYSTEM 1 Processor
    [View Video]     Chondrolysis with Continuously Infused Local Anesthetics
    [View Video]     Synex II Spinal Implant Recalled
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Norpramin
    [View Video]     Preventing Cross-Contamination in Endoscope Processing
    [View Video]     Mixups between Kapidex and Casodex
    [View Video]     Ear Candles: Ineffective and Risky
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  • Show #94, January 2010
    [View Video]     Emergency Use of Peramivir to Treat H1N1
    [View Video]     Serious Complications with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
    [View Video]     Warning Against Nebulizing Relenza Inhalation Powder
    [View Video]     Nationwide Recall of AccuSure Insulin Syringes
    [View Video]     Recall of Liquid Glucose Hexokinase Reagent
    [View Video]     Preventing Anaphylactic-type Reactions with Dexferrum
    [View Video]     Energy Levels in External Biphasic Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Alert on Philips Avalon Fetal Monitors
    [View Video]     Never Use Parenteral Syringes for Oral Medications
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  • Show #93, December 2009
    [View Video]     Boxed Warning about Tissue Injury with IV Promethazine
    [View Video]     Philips HeartStart AEDs Recalled
    [View Video]     Certain Unomedical Pulmonary Resuscitators Recalled
    [View Video]     Important Changes for Heparin
    [View Video]     Medtronic Sutureless Connector Catheters Incompatible with IsoMed Pumps
    [View Video]     Radiation Overdoses from CT Scans
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events to FDA’s MedWatch
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  • Show #92, November 2009
    [View Video]     Vaccines for 2009 H1N1 Influenza
    [View Video]     Pedi-Cap End-Tidal CO2 Detectors Recalled
    [View Video]     Life-Threatening Skin Reactions with Intelence
    [View Video]     Liberte Coronary Stent Now Called VeriFLEX
    [View Video]     Inaccurate Readings with Philips Avalon Fetal Monitors
    [View Video]     Pure Red Cell Aplasia with CellCept and Myfortic
    [View Video]     Recall of ConMed Linvatec Surgical Handpieces and Cables
    [View Video]     TNF Blockers and Cancer in Children
    [View Video]     Portex Uncuffed Pediatric Tracheal Tubes Recalled
    [View Video]     Safety Concerns with Philips Medical Alert Pendants
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  • Show #91, October 2009
    [View Video]     New Colchicine Product and Dosing Regimen
    [View Video]     Potentially Fatal Errors with Certain Glucose Test Strips
    [View Video]     Certain Lots of Teva Propofol Recalled
    [View Video]     Alaris (Medley) Infusion Systems Recalled
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Hospira Devices
    [View Video]     “Nuby” Gel-filled Teethers Recalled
    [View Video]     Safety Warning on Certain Body-building Products
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  • Show #90, September 2009
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Propoxyphene Overdoses
    [View Video]     Fire Hazard with Stabilet Infant Warmers
    [View Video]     Warning on Neuropsychiatric Effects from Smoking Cessation Drugs
    [View Video]     Nephropathy with Certain Organ Transplant Drugs
    [View Video]     Recall of Medtronic Mini-Med Paradigm Quick-Set Infusion Sets
    [View Video]     Possible Cancer Risk with Lantus
    [View Video]     FDA Studying Cleaning Procedures for Arthroscopic Shavers
    [View Video]     Update on Cefepime Safety Data
    [View Video]     Preventing Skin Burns from Surgical Microscopes
    [View Video]     Patient Deaths from Injection of Topical Epinephrine
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  • Show #89, August 2009
    [View Video]     Liver Failure with Propylthiouracil
    [View Video]     Neuropsychiatric Events with Certain Asthma Drugs
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Infant Apnea Monitors
    [View Video]     Alert on Stolen Levemir Insulin
    [View Video]     Serious Fungal Infections with Simponi
    [View Video]     Practicing Hospital Bed Safety
    [View Video]     Antiepileptic Drugs and Suicidality
    [View Video]     Increased Mortality in Liver Transplant Patients Treated with Rapamune
    [View Video]     Certain Skin Sanitizers/Protectants Contaminated
    [View Video]     Intranasal Zinc May Cause Loss of Smell
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  • Show #88, July 2009
    [View Video]     Warning on Testosterone Gel Products
    [View Video]     Alert on Disetronic ACCU-CHEK Spirit Insulin Pumps
    [View Video]     New Safety Information on Tarceva
    [View Video]     Update on Precipitate Formation with Ceftriaxone and Calcium-containing Products
    [View Video]     Safety Problems with Denture Cleansers
    [View Video]     Avoiding Infant Burns from Heel Warmers
    [View Video]     Avoiding Errors with Lamictal Starter Kits
    [View Video]     Warning on Accidental Ingestion of Benadryl Topical Gel
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  • Show #87, June 2009
    [View Video]     Raptiva Withdrawn from the Market
    [View Video]     Zoll AED Plus Defibrillator Recalled
    [View Video]     Recalls of Digoxin and Propafenone Tablets
    [View Video]     Recall of Medtronic Ventricular Snap Shunt Catheters
    [View Video]     Recall of Zencore Plus
    [View Video]     Campaign on Using Methadone Safely
    [View Video]     Help Patients Use Acetaminophen Safely
    [View Video]     Don’t Overdo It with Acetaminophen
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  • Show #86, May 2009
    [View Video]     FDA Approves First Human Drug from Genetically Engineered Animals
    [View Video]     Safety Problems with Baxter Colleague Volumetric Infusion Pumps
    [View Video]     Warning on Metoclopramide
    [View Video]     Burns from Medicated Patches during MRI Exams
    [View Video]     Recall of Pediatric Tracheostomy Tubes
    [View Video]     Alert on Metabolic Acidosis from Zonisamide
    [View Video]     Welch Allyn Automated External Defibrillators (AED) Recalled
    [View Video]     Removing Insulin from Cartons
    [View Video]     Don’t Share Insulin Pens Between Patients
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  • Show #85, April 2009
    [View Video]     Stronger Warnings for Bowel Cleansing Agents
    [View Video]     Warning on Dietary Supplement “Venom Hyperdrive 3.0”
    [View Video]     Ethex Corp. Expands Recall of Generic Drugs and Supplements
    [View Video]     Avoiding Medication Errors with Multiple Brand Names
    [View Video]     Preventing Misconnection Errors – Medical Device Safety Calendar
    [View Video]     Confusing Heparin Labels Can Lead to Errors
    [View Video]     Preventing Overdoses when Using Methadone to Treat Chronic Pain
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  • Show #84, March 2009
    [View Video]     Serious Skin Reactions in Asian Patients on Phenytoin and Fosphenytoin
    [View Video]     Higher Mortality for Certain Elderly Patients with Innohep
    [View Video]     Limitations of Skin Patch Testing for Diagnosing Hypersensitivity Reactions with Abacavir
    [View Video]     Preventing Dosing Errors with Alteplase
    [View Video]     Potentially Fatal Salmonella Infections from Pet Turtles
    [View Video]     Caution Using Topical Anesthetics Prior to Mammography
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  • Show #83, February 2009
    [View Video]     Serious Infections and Neurological Events with Raptiva
    [View Video]     Recall of ReliOn Insulin Syringes
    [View Video]     Ethex Corp. Recalls Several Generic Drugs
    [View Video]     Serious Complications with Surgical Mesh for Gynecologic Surgery
    [View Video]     More Mix-ups between Propylthiouracil and Purinethol
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion Between Kuric and Carac
    [View Video]     New Labels for Non-prescription Cough and Cold Medications
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  • Show #82, December 2008
    [View Video]     Statin Use and the Risk of ALS
    [View Video]     Leukemia Risk with Intra-Articular Use of Phosphocol P 32
    [View Video]     Problems with Medtronic Intrathecal Catheters
    [View Video]     Hepatic Failure and Hepatorenal Syndrome with Tarceva
    [View Video]     Filter Ammonul to Remove Particulates
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Ephedrine and Epinephrine
    [View Video]     Removing Insulin from Cartons
    [View Video]     Recognizing Warfarin Brand Names
    [View Video]     More Heparin Dosing Errors with Neonates
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  • Show #81, November 2008
    [View Video]     Serious Fungal Infections with Humira, Cimzia, Enbrel and Remicade
    [View Video]     Serious Injection Site Reactions with Vivitrol
    [View Video]     Updated Warning on Byetta
    [View Video]     Importance of Influenza Vaccination for Health Care Personnel
    [View Video]     Increased Risk of Death in Elderly Patients Taking Conventional Antipsychotics for Dementia
    [View Video]     Serious Hypersensitivity Reactions with Abacavir (Ziagen)
    [View Video]     Serious Muscle Injury with Simvastatin/Amiodarone Combination
    [View Video]     Tragic Events with Concentrated Opiate Oral Solutions
    [View Video]     FDA’s Drug Safety Newsletter Now Available
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  • Show #80, October 2008
    [View Video]     Warning on Tendon Injuries with Fluoroquinolone Antibiotics
    [View Video]     CT Scanning May Cause Malfunction of Electronic Medical Devices
    [View Video]     Update on Cardiopulmonary Reactions with Ultrasound Micro-bubble Contrast Agents
    [View Video]     Avoiding Cardiotoxicity with Mitoxantrone
    [View Video]     Serious Complications from Using Recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein in the Cervical Spine
    [View Video]     Potentially Fatal Glucose Monitoring Errors with Icodextrin
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  • Show #79, September 2008
    [View Video]     Mixups between Insulin U-100 and U-500 (April 2008)
    [View Video]     Severe Pain with Osteoporosis Drugs (March 2008)
    [View Video]     Preventing Meningitis in Children with Cochlear Implants (December 2007)
    [View Video]     More Patient Deaths from Luer Misconnections (October 2007)
    [View Video]     Preventing Patient Deaths from Fentanyl Patches (September 2007)
    [View Video]     What to Do about Unretrieved Device Fragments (January 2008)
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  • Show #78, August 2008
    [View Video]     Warning Added to Regranex Label
    [View Video]     Cellcept and Myfortic Linked to Birth Defects and Fetal Loss
    [View Video]     Possible Association between TNF Blockers and Cancer
    [View Video]     Danger Giving Topical Thrombin Intravascularly
    [View Video]     Potential Problems with Insulin Pens in Hospitals
    [View Video]     Nonoxynol 9 Contraceptives: No Protection against HIV and Other STDs
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  • Show #77, July 2008
    [View Video]     New Skin Graft Adhesive Approved
    [View Video]     New Non-Refrigerated Coagulation Product
    [View Video]     Update on Potentially Contaminated Heparin
    [View Video]     FDA Takes Action on Injectable Colchicine
    [View Video]     FDA Studying Heart Attack Risk with Ziagen, Videx
    [View Video]     Preventing Fatal Overdoses with Cerebyx
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  • Show #76, June 2008
    [View Video]     Inflammatory Masses with Synchromed and IsoMed Implantable Infusion Pumps
    [View Video]     FDA Studying Potential Safety Issues with Several Drugs
    [View Video]     Neupro Patches Recalled
    [View Video]     Avoid Using ReadyMED Infusion Pumps with Cubicin
    [View Video]     Getting the Most Out of Blood Glucose Meters
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  • Show #75, May 2008
    [View Video]     FDA Licenses New Hemophilia Treatment
    [View Video]     Unsafe Use of Extended-Release Tussionex Suspension
    [View Video]     Liver Injury with Tysabri
    [View Video]     Updated Labeling Changes for Tamiflu and Relenza
    [View Video]     New Instructions for Using Talecris IG Syringes
    [View Video]     Hepatotoxicity with Prezista
    [View Video]     Information on Mortality Rates with the AneuRx® Stent Graft System
    [View Video]     Mistakenly Swallowing Inhaler Capsules
    [View Video]     Choosing the Correct Test Strip for a Blood Glucose Meter
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  • Show #74, April 2008
    [View Video]     Decellularized Allograft Heart Valve Approved
    [View Video]     Fentanyl (Duragesic) Patches Recalled
    [View Video]     New Safety Warnings about Chantix
    [View Video]     Early Communication on Adverse Events from Botox and Myobloc
    [View Video]     New Data on Thromboembolic Events with Ortho Evra Contraceptive Patch
    [View Video]     Remembering to Re-Activate a Patients’s Defibrillator
    [View Video]     Mixups between Insulin U-100 and U-500
    [View Video]     Caution Giving Children Cough and Cold Medicines
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  • Show #73, March 2008
    [View Video]     First Drug to Treat PKU Approved
    [View Video]     Recall of Heparin and Saline Flush Syringes
    [View Video]     Severe Pain with Osteoporosis Drugs
    [View Video]     Warning on Exjade and Liver Failure
    [View Video]     Dangerous Skin Reactions from Carbamazepine
    [View Video]     Potentially Fatal Hyponatremia from Desmopressin
    [View Video]     Alaris (Medley) Infusion Pumps Recalled
    [View Video]     Preventing Burns from Electric Dental Handpieces
    [View Video]     MedWatch: Reporting Adverse Events
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  • Show #72, February 2008
    [View Video]     Helping Patients Avoid Counterfeit Drugs over the Internet (September 2007)
    [View Video]     Safe Use of Pneumatic Tourniquet Cuffs (April 2007)
    [View Video]     Avoiding Accidental Overdoses when Methadone is Prescribed for Pain (February 2007)
    [View Video]     Avoiding Burns from Electrodes and Cables during MRI Exams (February 2007)
    [View Video]     Severe Tissue Injury with IV Promethazine (December 2006)
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  • Show #71, January 2008
    [View Video]     Serious Skin and Hypersensitivity Reactions with Provigil
    [View Video]     Sudden Hearing Loss from Erectile Dysfunction Drugs
    [View Video]     Certain Welch Allyn Defibrillators Recalled
    [View Video]     Marketing of Trasylol Suspended
    [View Video]     Warning on Fentora Buccal Tablets
    [View Video]     Recall of Thoratec Implantable Ventricular Assist Devices
    [View Video]     Ongoing Safety Review of Maxipime
    [View Video]     Avoiding Hazards from Using Cleaners and Disinfectants on Electronic Medical Equipment
    [View Video]     What to Do about Unretrieved Device Fragments
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  • Show #70, December 2007
    [View Video]     First Rapid Test for Bacterial Contamination in Platelets
    [View Video]     Recall of Sprint Fidelis Cardiac Leads
    [View Video]     Possibility of Pancreatitis in Patients Taking Byetta
    [View Video]     Severe Adverse Events with Ultrasound Micro-bubble Contrast Agents
    [View Video]     Possible Link between Bisphosphonates and Atrial Fibrillation
    [View Video]     Preventing Meningitis in Children with Cochlear Implants
    [View Video]     Warning on Unapproved Antitussives Containing Hydrocodone
    [View Video]     Caution on Viracept in Children and Pregnant Women
    [View Video]     Drug Safety Newsletter now Available
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  • Show #69, November 2007
    [View Video]     New Smallpox Vaccine Licensed
    [View Video]     Rare Side-Effect of Codeine in Nursing Mothers
    [View Video]     Recall of Braun Normal Saline Flush Syringes
    [View Video]     Heart Rhythm Problems with Haloperidol
    [View Video]     Caution on Baraclude Therapy for Certain HBV Patients
    [View Video]     Warnings for Rocephin
    [View Video]     Caution on Abbott Blood Glucose Meters
    [View Video]     Avoiding Dangerous Mixups between Amphotericin B Formulations
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  • Show #68, October 2007
    [View Video]     Baxter Infusion Pumps Recalled because of Service Error
    [View Video]     Stronger Warnings about Heart Failure for Certain Diabetes Drugs
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Thoratec VADs
    [View Video]     Ongoing Review of Safety Data for Prilosec and Nexium
    [View Video]     More Patient Deaths from Luer Misconnections
    [View Video]     Using the Wrong Exactacain Straws can Endanger Patients
    [View Video]     WHO Warns About Fatal Errors with Vincristine
    [View Video]     FDA Urges Caution on Giving Cough and Cold Medicines to Children
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  • Show #67, September 2007
    [View Video]     Warning on Colistimethate for Inhalation
    [View Video]     Importance of Using Aseptic Technique with propofol (Diprivan)
    [View Video]     Preventing Patient Deaths from Fentanyl Patches
    [View Video]     Avoiding Hazards with Intra-aortic Balloons
    [View Video]     Caution on No-Name Drug Patches
    [View Video]     Helping Patients Avoid Counterfeit Drugs over the Internet
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  • Show #66, August 2007
    [View Video]     New Rapid Test for Malaria
    [View Video]     Ongoing Safety Analysis for Avandia
    [View Video]     Continuing Recall of MoisturePlus Multipurpose Contact Lens Solution
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Exjade
    [View Video]     Recall of Abbott Troponin- I Immunoassay
    [View Video]     New Warnings for MRI Contrast Agents Containing Gadolinium
    [View Video]     Dangerous Drug Interaction with Zanaflex
    [View Video]     Preventing Malfunctions in Defibrillator Cables and Connectors
    [View Video]     Helping Patients Keep Track of their Medicines
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  • Show #65, July 2007
    [View Video]     FDA Clears First Respirator for General Use
    [View Video]     First Skin Patch to Treat Parkinson's Disease
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Suicidality in Young Adults Taking Antidepressants
    [View Video]     False Negative Results with VITROS Troponin I Reagent Pack
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Sleep Apnea Air Flow Generators
    [View Video]     Warning about Tracheoesophageal Fistula with Avastin
    [View Video]     New Guidelines on MRI Safety
    [View Video]     Avoiding Dangerous Mix-ups between Insulin and Heparin
    [View Video]     New Food Safety Education Kit for Moms-to-Be
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  • Show #64, June 2007
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Avian Flu Vaccine
    [View Video]     Managing Parkinson’s Patients Who have Taken Permax
    [View Video]     Market Withdrawal of Zelnorm
    [View Video]     Griseofulvin Anti-fungal Oral Suspension Recalled
    [View Video]     New Safety Concerns about Zyvox
    [View Video]     Genetic Testing to Help Reduce Chemotherapy Toxicity
    [View Video]     Preventing Problems with Hemodialysis Catheters
    [View Video]     Preventing Drug Mix-Ups: Bumetanide and Norepinephrine
    [View Video]     Hazards of Buying Prescription Drugs Online
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  • Show #63, May 2007
    [View Video]     FDA Clears Rapid Test for Meningitis
    [View Video]     Important Safety Advisory on Procrit, Aranesp and Epogen
    [View Video]     Increased Risk of Bone Fractures in Women Treated with Diabetes Drugs
    [View Video]     Software Problems with Defibtech Lifeline and ReviveR External Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Cardiovascular and Psychiatric Risks with ADHD Drugs
    [View Video]     Warnings for Sleeping Pills
    [View Video]     Advisory on Treating IPF with Actimmune
    [View Video]     Anaphylaxis Warnings for Xolair
    [View Video]     Clinical Trial Terminated for CellCept
    [View Video]     Gebauer Salivart Oral Moisturizer Recalled
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  • Show #62, April 2007
    [View Video]     New Breast Cancer Prognostic Test
    [View Video]     Narrower Indications and New Warnings for Ketek
    [View Video]     Higher Mortality when Treating Certain Anemias with Erythropoietic Agents
    [View Video]     Update on Avoiding Gadolinium-Containing Contrast Agents in Patients with Renal Failure
    [View Video]     Alert on Custom Ultrasonics Endoscope Washers and Disinfectors
    [View Video]     Warning on Using Cough and Cold Medicines in Young Children
    [View Video]     Safe Use of Pneumatic Tourniquet Cuffs
    [View Video]     Dangers of Patient-Applied Local Anesthetic Skin Products
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  • Show #61, March 2007
    [View Video]     New Cooling Device to Treat Infants with HIE
    [View Video]     Thrombosis Associated with Coronary Drug-Eluting Stents
    [View Video]     Serious Infection in Lupus Patients Treated with Rituxan
    [View Video]     Expanded Recall/Market Withdrawal of Hernia Repair Patch
    [View Video]     Precautions in Using Vapotherm Humidifier
    [View Video]     New Safety Information on Trasylol
    [View Video]     Possible Dose-Counter Errors with the Asmanex Twisthaler
    [View Video]     Danger in Products Containing Quinine
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  • Show #60, February 2007
    [View Video]     Avoiding Accidental Overdoses when Methadone is Prescribed for Pain
    [View Video]     Delayed Onset of Heparin-induced Thrombocytopenia
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events for Drugs, Devices, Biologics and Dietary Supplements
    [View Video]     Cardiac Events with Gleevec
    [View Video]     Avoiding Burns from Electrodes and Cables during MRI Exams
    [View Video]     Possible Dosing Errors with the OptiClik Insulin Injection Device
    [View Video]     Dangerous Use of Saline Flush Syringes
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  • Show #59, January 2007
    [View Video]     FDA Approves New Treatment for Type 2 Diabetes
    [View Video]     Cardiovascular Risk with Erythropoietic Agents
    [View Video]     Caution on Neuropsychiatric Events with Tamiflu
    [View Video]     Fatal Overdoses with Effexor
    [View Video]     Change in iPledge Program for Isotretinoin
    [View Video]     Warning on Avastin and Brain-Capillary Leaks
    [View Video]     Preventing Dosage Errors with Diastat AcuDial
    [View Video]     What Women Need to Know about Silicone Gel-Filled Breast Implants
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  • Show #58, December 2006
    [View Video]     Nerve Agent Treatment Approved for Emergency Use
    [View Video]     Alert on Counterfeit “One Touch” Glucose Test Strips
    [View Video]     New Labeling Stresses Bleeding Risk from Coumadin
    [View Video]     Possible Association between Lamictal and Cleft Lip/Palate
    [View Video]     Roche Diagnostics Recalls CoaguChek PT Test Strips
    [View Video]     Severe Tissue Injury with IV Promethazine
    [View Video]     Preventing Fatal Heparin Overdoses
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  • Show #57, November 2006
    [View Video]     New Studies on Antidepressants in Pregnancy
    [View Video]     Safety Information on Alaris SE Infusion Pumps
    [View Video]     Increased Risk of Infectious Disease Transmission from Human Tissues recovered by Donor Referral Services
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Mucomyst and Mucinex
    [View Video]     Danger in Administering Azathioprine and Mercaptopurine Together
    [View Video]     Vaccine Mix-ups: Adacel (Tdap) and Daptacel (DTaP)
    [View Video]     Ibuprofen Can Interfere with Aspirin’s Antiplatelet Effect
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  • Show #56, October 2006
    [View Video]     Warning on Combining Triptans and SSRIs/SNRIs
    [View Video]     Recall of Ultravist Contrast Agent
    [View Video]     Caution on Cleaning and Sterilizing Ultrasound Biopsy Equipment
    [View Video]     Mix-up Prompts Azathioprine Recall
    [View Video]     Warning on Intracranial Hemorrhage with Aptivus
    [View Video]     Nostril Errors with Nasal Sprays
    [View Video]     Easier-to-Use Format for Prescription Drug Labeling
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  • Show #55, September 2006
    [View Video]     Avoiding Fatal Overdoses with Fentanyl Patches (October 2005)
    [View Video]     Avoiding Glucose Monitoring Errors in Patients Receiving Other Sugars (February 2006)
    [View Video]     Possible Connection between Menactra Meningococcal Vaccine and Guillain-Barre Syndrome (December 2005)
    [View Video]     Luer Lock Misconnections can be Deadly (December 2005)
    [View Video]     Caution on Accidentally Giving Nimodipine Intravenously (November 2005)
    [View Video]     Caution on Power Injection of MRI and CT Contrast Media (October 2005)
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  • Show #54, August 2006
    [View Video]     FDA Approves HPV and Shingles Vaccines
    [View Video]     New Drug Approved for Parkinson’s Disease
    [View Video]     Caution on use of ACE inhibitors in First Trimester
    [View Video]     Caution on Gadolinium-Containing Contrast Agents in Patients with Renal Failure
    [View Video]     Severe Bone and Muscle Pain with Bisphosphonates
    [View Video]     USP Statement on Preventing Errors with Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
    [View Video]     Preventing Errors with Tablet Splitting
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  • Show #53, July 2006
    [View Video]     Promethazine Contraindicated in Children Younger than Two
    [View Video]     Safety Recommendations for Baxter Colleague Infusion Pumps
    [View Video]     Possible Contamination of Fluoride Rinses
    [View Video]     Renal Failure Associated with Bowel Cleansing Agents
    [View Video]     Oxygen Regulator Fires from Incorrect Use of Seals
    [View Video]     Generic Acetaminophen Recalled for Labeling Error
    [View Video]     Paxil and Increased Risk of Suicidality in Young Adults
    [View Video]     FDA/ISMP Campaign to Eliminate Dangerous Abbreviations
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  • Show #52, June 2006
    [View Video]     IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION -- on Natalizumab (marketed as Tysabri)
    [View Video]     Dangerous Cracks in Diastat Acudial Rectal Applicators
    [View Video]     Fungal Keratitis Infections and Contact Lenses
    [View Video]     Recall of ACCU-CHEK Ultraflex Infusion Sets
    [View Video]     Anaphylaxis with Macugen
    [View Video]     New Information on Preventing Patient Entrapment in Hospital Beds
    [View Video]     Importance of Monitoring Liver Function with Tracleer
    [View Video]     Accidental Intrathecal Administration of IV Vincristine
    [View Video]     Dangerous Confusion with Color-coded Wristbands
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  • Show #51, May 2006
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Emsam - First Drug Patch for Depression
    [View Video]     FDA Approves First Inhaled Insulin
    [View Video]     Recall of Cefazolin for Injection
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Hernia Repair Patches
    [View Video]     Dangerous Contamination of Certain Balanced Salt Solutions
    [View Video]     Certain ACCU-CHEK Aviva Glucose Meters Recalled
    [View Video]     Renal and Cardiovascular Toxicities with Trasylol
    [View Video]     Erythropoietic Agents and Antibody-Mediated Anemias
    [View Video]     New Information on Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
    [View Video]     Pet Turtles and Salmonella
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  • Show #50, April 2006
    [View Video]     New Rotavirus Vaccine for Infants
    [View Video]     Hepatotoxicity with Ketek
    [View Video]     Boston Scientific Recalls Flextome Cutting Balloons
    [View Video]     Advisory on Benzocaine Sprays and Methemoglobinemia
    [View Video]     Warning on Cutaneous Vasculitic Toxicities with Hydroxyurea
    [View Video]     New Warnings in Labeling for Clozaril
    [View Video]     Warning about Hemolysis with WinRho SDF
    [View Video]     Recall of “The First Years” Liquid-Filled Teethers
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  • Show #49, March 2006
    [View Video]     Tamiflu Approved for Flu Prevention in Children Under 12
    [View Video]     FDA Approves First Immune Globulin for Subcutaneous Use
    [View Video]     New Information on Paxil and Congenital Malformations
    [View Video]     Recall of Vitros Confirmatory Test for Hepatitis B
    [View Video]     Suspended Marketing of NeutroSpec
    [View Video]     Avandia and Diabetic Macular Edema
    [View Video]     Potentially Hazardous Interaction between Avinza and Alcohol
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Amicar and Omacor
    [View Video]     New Labeling for Food Allergens
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  • Show #48, February 2006
    [View Video]     First Donor Screening Test for West Nile Virus
    [View Video]     Preventing Hemolysis with Meridian Hemodialysis Blood Tubing
    [View Video]     Bacterial Contamination of Vapotherm Devices
    [View Video]     Avoiding Glucose Monitoring Errors in Patients Receiving Other Sugars
    [View Video]     Recall of Boston Scientific Vena Cava Filters
    [View Video]     Alpha-1 Blockers and Cataract Surgery Procedures
    [View Video]     Amevive Contraindicated in HIV Patients
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events for Drugs, Devices, Biologics and Dietary Supplements
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Salagen and Selegiline
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  • Show #47, January 2006
    [View Video]     Advisory on Long-Acting Bronchodilators
    [View Video]     Alert on Certain Abbott Diabetes Care Blood Glucose Meters
    [View Video]     Caution on Liver Damage and Cymbalta
    [View Video]     Novartis Ophthalmics Recalls Certain GenTeal Products
    [View Video]     Higher Estrogen Exposure with Ortho Evra Contraceptive Patch
    [View Video]     New Risk of Interference with Wireless Medical Telemetry Systems
    [View Video]     What to Do about False-Positive Troponin Test Results
    [View Video]     Warning on Patient Observation and Monitoring for Erbitux
    [View Video]     Certain Omron Thermometers Recalled
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  • Show #46, December 2005
    [View Video]     Risk of Suicidality in Children Treated with Strattera
    [View Video]     Recall of Enteryx Injections for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    [View Video]     Possible Connection between Menactra Meningococcal Vaccine and Guillain Barre Syndrome
    [View Video]     New Caution on Using Paxil During Pregnancy
    [View Video]     Preventing Errors with Neuromuscular Blocking Agents
    [View Video]     Luer Lock Misconnections can be Deadly
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Toprol-XL, Topamax, Tegretol and Tegretol-XR
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  • Show #45, November 2005
    [View Video]     Stronger Risk Management Program for Accutane (isotretinoin)
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Injectable Drugs
    [View Video]     Avoiding Fatal Errors with the Gambro Prisma Hemodialysis System
    [View Video]     Recall of Trypan Blue Ophthalmic Solution
    [View Video]     Preventing Bleeding with Vacuum-assisted Wound Closure
    [View Video]     Updated Cardiotoxicity Data for Herceptin
    [View Video]     Caution on Accidentally Giving Nimodipine Intravenously
    [View Video]     Packaging Change for NovoLog Products to Help Prevent Mix-ups
    [View Video]     What to Tell Patients about Flu Vaccine
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  • Show #44, October 2005
    [View Video]     New Therapy for HIV Patients with Advanced Disease
    [View Video]     Avoiding Fatal Overdoses with Fentanyl Patches
    [View Video]     Caution on Power Injection of MRI and CT Contrast Media
    [View Video]     New Safety Information for Mifepristone
    [View Video]     Complications with Metallic Tracheal Stents
    [View Video]     New Warning for Raptiva
    [View Video]     Certain Oral Drops for Infants Recalled
    [View Video]     Preventing Injuries from Laparoscopic Trocars
    [View Video]     Mix-ups Involving Lindane
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  • Show #43, September 2005
    [View Video]     Possible Link between Erectile Dysfunction Drugs & Optic Neuropathy
    [View Video]     Baxter Recalls Colleague Infusion Pumps
    [View Video]     Importance of Antiplatelet Therapy with Drug-Eluting Stents
    [View Video]     FDA Reviews Antidepressant Use in Adults
    [View Video]     Problems with Certain Guidant Pacemakers
    [View Video]     Updated Warnings for Novantrone
    [View Video]     New Information on the Safety of Albumin for Critically Ill Patients
    [View Video]     Warnings Revised for Trileptal Tablets & Oral Solution
    [View Video]     Accidental Oral Administration of Capsules for Inhalation Devices
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  • Show #42, August 2005
    [View Video]     New Vaccines for Pertussis in Teens and Adults
    [View Video]     New Drug for Restless Legs Syndrome
    [View Video]     Certain Guidant Implantable Defibrillators Recalled
    [View Video]     Update on the Potential Dangers of Using Vail Enclosed Bed Systems
    [View Video]     Sustiva and Neural Tube Defects
    [View Video]     Nationwide Recall of Drugs Made by Able Laboratories
    [View Video]     Updated Mortality Information for Natrecor
    [View Video]     Buying Medicines Safely over the Internet
    [View Video]     Alert on Certain Children's Tylenol Products
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  • Show #41, July 2005
    [View Video]     DNA-based Cystic Fibrosis Test Approved
    [View Video]     Alert on Certain LifeScan Blood Glucose Meters
    [View Video]     Recall of Some Neurontin Capsules
    [View Video]     Recall of Two Defibrillator Products
    [View Video]     Reminder about Hepatotoxicity of Betaseron
    [View Video]     Recall of Moi-Stir Oral Swabsticks
    [View Video]     MRI-Caused Injuries in Patients with Implanted Neurological Stimulators
    [View Video]     Recall of Some Injectable Famotidine
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  • Show #40, June 2005
    [View Video]     New Device to Treat Descending Thoracic Aneurysms
    [View Video]     New Sealing System for Dura Mater Surgery
    [View Video]     Recent FDA Actions on NSAIDS
    [View Video]     Warning about Liver Injury with Avonex
    [View Video]     Alert on Atypical Antipsychotics
    [View Video]     New Zometa Dosing for Patients with Renal Impairments
    [View Video]     Drug-Induced Hepatitis when Rifampin is Given with Ritonavir/Saquinavir Combination
    [View Video]     New Trecator Formulation Requires Dosing Adjustment
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Magnesium Sulfate Solutions
    [View Video]     Medication Guide for Cordarone (amiodarone HCl)
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  • Show #39, May 2005
    [View Video]     New Drug to Treat Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Heartsine AEDs
    [View Video]     Warning on Using Gabitril in Patients Without Epilepsy
    [View Video]     Warning on Vail Patient Beds
    [View Video]     Updated Safety Information for Crestor
    [View Video]     FDA Advisory on Adderall
    [View Video]     Possible Cancer Risk with Certain Topical Eczema Drugs
    [View Video]     Warning on Using Phenergan in Children Under Two
    [View Video]     New Rule Enhances the Safety of Human Cells and Tissues
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  • Show #38, April 2005
    [View Video]     New Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    [View Video]     Public Health Advisory on Viramune (nevirapine) for HIV
    [View Video]     Medtronic Recalls Certain Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Alert on IV Flush Syringes
    [View Video]     Injuries from Improper Use of U.S. Surgical Helical Tacks
    [View Video]     Patient Deaths Caused by Unlabeled Containers
    [View Video]     Confusion between Acetylcysteine Dosage Forms
    [View Video]     Mixups between Extended-release Formulations of Same Drug
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  • Show #37, March 2005
    [View Video]     New Genotyping Test to Help Guide Medication Use
    [View Video]     Public Health Advisory on NSAIDS
    [View Video]     Recall of Unomedical Airway Adapters
    [View Video]     Warning on Liver Injury from Strattera
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events for Drugs, Devices, Biologics, and Dietary Supplements
    [View Video]     Warning on Severe Hepatotoxicity with Remicade
    [View Video]     More on Preventing Fatal Gas Mix-Ups
    [View Video]     More on Brethine-Methergine Mix-ups
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  • Show #36, February 2005
    [View Video]     IMPORTANT NEW INFORMATION -- First Monoclonal Antibody Treatment for MS
    [View Video]     New Warning on Depo-Provera Contraceptive Injection
    [View Video]     Stronger Risk Management Measures for Accutane
    [View Video]     Warning on Lymphoma Risk with TNF Blockers
    [View Video]     Preventing Lethal Patient Infections from Pulsatile Lavage Treatment
    [View Video]     Warnings for Bextra Strengthened
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Reminyl and Amaryl
    [View Video]     Warnings on Proper Use of Bicillin
    [View Video]     New FDA Website on Cochlear Implants
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  • Show #35, January 2005
    [View Video]     Recall of Access Cardiosystems Defibrillators
    [View Video]     New Warnings for Mifepristone
    [View Video]     JCAHO on Drug Name Mix-ups
    [View Video]     Warning about CeeNU Overdoses
    [View Video]     More on Avoiding Deaths from Blood Transfusions
    [View Video]     Caution on Fatal Dosing Errors with Epinephrine
    [View Video]     Warning on Supplements for Sexual Enhancement
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  • Show #34, December 2004
    [View Video]     "Black Box" Warning for Antidepressants
    [View Video]     Caution on Osteonecrosis with Bisphosphonates
    [View Video]     Recall of Pulmonetic LTV Series Ventilators
    [View Video]     Preventing Fires in Electrically Operated Beds
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Rituxan
    [View Video]     Monitoring Steam Sterilizers
    [View Video]     Mix-ups Administering Lotrisone Lotion
    [View Video]     Advising Patients on OTC Defibrillators
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  • Show #33, November 2004
    [View Video]     New Carotid Stent Approved
    [View Video]     New Drug for Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy
    [View Video]     New Lab Test to Screen Infants for Inborn Metabolism Errors
    [View Video]     Adjusting Lovenox Dosage for Severe Renal Impairment
    [View Video]     Warning on Thromboembolic Events with Avastin
    [View Video]     Hematologic and Neurologic Warnings for Remicade
    [View Video]     Caution on Ethyl Chloride Flammability
    [View Video]     More Mix-Ups between TD and PPD
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  • Show #32, October 2004
    [View Video]     New Injectable Facial Filler for HIV Patients
    [View Video]     Software for Certain Medtronic Implanted Infusion Pumps Recalled
    [View Video]     Caution on Use of Enteryx
    [View Video]     Avoiding Deaths from Blood Transfusions
    [View Video]     Avoiding Confusion with Broselow Tapes
    [View Video]     Kaopectate Reformulation Causes Confusion
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  • Show #31, September 2004
    [View Video]     Robotic-like Device Cleared for Coronary Bypass Surgery
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Boston Scientific Coronary Stents
    [View Video]     Important Warnings in Antidepressant Drug Labeling
    [View Video]     Recall of Arjo ALENTI Patient Lifts
    [View Video]     Reducing the Danger of Injecting Long-Acting Penicillin IV
    [View Video]     Preventing Fatal Tubing Misconnections
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  • Show #30, August 2004
    [View Video]     Taxotere Approved for Prostate Cancer
    [View Video]     New Drug for Bone Marrow Disease
    [View Video]     Precautions in Prescribing Crestor
    [View Video]     Drug Interactions with Desyrel
    [View Video]     Adverse Events from Infusing Local Anesthetics Directly into Wounds?
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Tecan Clinical Workstations
    [View Video]     New Publication on Foodborne Illnesses
    [View Video]     Caution on Programming Certain IV Pumps
    [View Video]     Sodium Hyaluronate Mix-ups
    [View Video]     New Bar Code Requirement for Drugs and Biologics
    [View Video]     Warning Breast-Feeding Mothers about Domperidone
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  • Show #29, July 2004
    [View Video]     New Drug Approved for Parkinson's Hypomobility Episodes
    [View Video]     Certain Medtronic MiniMed Insulin Infusion Sets Recalled
    [View Video]     Warning on Using Cordis Biliary Stent in the Vascular System
    [View Video]     Alert on Certain Children's Motrin Grape Chewable Tablets
    [View Video]     New Risk Information on Zelnorm
    [View Video]     Mix-ups between Brethine and Methergine
    [View Video]     More About Hazards in Patient-Controlled Analgesia
    [View Video]     Burns in MRI Patients Wearing Transdermal Patches
    [View Video]     Avoiding Errors with Oncolytic Drugs
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  • Show #28, June 2004
    [View Video]     First Rapid Oral Fluid Test for HIV
    [View Video]     New Parathyroid Drug
    [View Video]     More Duragesic Patches Recalled
    [View Video]     Warning about Hyperglycemia and Atypical Antipsychotic Drugs
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Vitek Gram Positive Sensitivity Cards
    [View Video]     Avoiding Errors with Parenteral Nutrition
    [View Video]     Advising Patients about Pregnancy Tests
    [View Video]     Teaching Patients about Counterfeit Drugs
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  • Show #27, May 2004
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Two New Drugs for Colorectal Cancer
    [View Video]     New Ventricular Assist Device for Children
    [View Video]     More on Suicidality and Antidepressants
    [View Video]     Recall of Faulty Patient Lifts
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain Nasal Decongestants
    [View Video]     Warning about ZYPREXA (olanzapine)
    [View Video]     Caution on Neurological Damage from Absorbable Hemostatic Agents
    [View Video]     Dangerous Mixups Between Opium Tincture and Paregoric
    [View Video]     Teaching Patients to Use EPIPEN
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  • Show #26, April 2004
    [View Video]     New Drug for Mesothelioma
    [View Video]     Warning on Counterfeit Contraceptive Patches
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain DURAGESIC Patches
    [View Video]     Severe Hepatotoxicity with VIRAMUNE (nevirapine)
    [View Video]     False Positive Results with Ortho Hepatitis B Antibody Tests
    [View Video]     Injections Into the Wrong Port of an Implantable Infusion Pump
    [View Video]     FDA Campaign on Safe Use of Analgesics and Antipyretics
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  • Show #25, March 2004
    [View Video]     New Lab Test for Anthrax
    [View Video]     New DNA-based Tests for Genetic Clotting Defects
    [View Video]     Warning on Metabolic Acidosis with Topamax
    [View Video]     Caution on Treating Infants with Tamiflu
    [View Video]     Warning about Extreme Sleepiness with Permax
    [View Video]     More on Dangerous Abbreviations
    [View Video]     FDA Decision on Silicone Gel-filled Breast Implants
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  • Show #24, February 2004
    [View Video]     New Drug for Advanced Prostate Cancer
    [View Video]     Botulism IGIV Approved for Infants
    [View Video]     Updated Safety Information for ARAVA (leflunomide)
    [View Video]     Recall of Certain ComfortGel® Nasal Masks
    [View Video]     Dosing Errors with Roxanol Morphine Sulfate Oral Solution
    [View Video]     Caution in Using Rapid Invasive Aspergillus Test
    [View Video]     Caution on Rapid Administration of IV Push Medications
    [View Video]     Fatal Errors in Administering Intrathecal Contrast Media
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  • Show #23, January 2004
    [View Video]     Prussian Blue Approved to Treat Internal Radiation Contamination
    [View Video]     Counterfeiting of PROLENE
    [View Video]     Pediatric Antidepressants and Suicidality
    [View Video]     Caution on Potential Fires with Sevoflurane for Inhalation
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Keppra and Kaletra
    [View Video]     Reporting Adverse Events from Vaccines
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  • Show #22, December 2003
    [View Video]     New Class of Antibiotics for Skin Infections
    [View Video]     Memantine Approved for Alzheimer's Disease
    [View Video]     Roche Diagnostics Recalls CoaguChek PT Test Strips
    [View Video]     Caution on Blue Dye with Enteral Feeding
    [View Video]     ORLAAM to be Discontinued
    [View Video]     Store IV Bags in Their Overwraps
    [View Video]     Fire Precautions with Alcohol-Based Hand Rubs
    [View Video]     More on the Danger of Giving Sterile Water Intravenously
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  • Show #21, November 2003
    [View Video]     New Stair-Climbing Wheelchair
    [View Video]     New Drug for Alpha -1 Protease Inhibitor Deficiency
    [View Video]     Warning on Salmeterol for Asthma
    [View Video]     Alert on IMOVAX Rabies Vaccine
    [View Video]     Warning on Human Growth Hormone for Prader-Willi Syndrome
    [View Video]     Warning for Risperdal
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Purinethol® & Propylthiouracil
    [View Video]     Children at Risk from Brightly Colored Pills
    [View Video]     Cell Phones and Hearing Aids
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  • Show #20, October 2003
    [View Video]     New Test to Help Predict CHD
    [View Video]     Photodynamic Therapy for Barrett’s Esophagus Patients
    [View Video]     New Recombinant Antihemophilic Factor
    [View Video]     Update on Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Zyprexa/Zyrtec/Zantac
    [View Video]     Caution on Certain Triple Anti-Retroviral Therapy For HIV
    [View Video]     More Dangerous Misconnections
    [View Video]     Warning on Treating Latent TB with Rifampin and Pyrazinamide
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  • Show #19, September 2003
    [View Video]     First Biologic for Allergy-Related Asthma
    [View Video]     New Once-a-Day Protease Inhibitor for HIV
    [View Video]     FDA Clears First Test for West Nile Virus
    [View Video]     New Advice on Cypher Drug Eluting Stent
    [View Video]     Caution on Glucose Testing in Neonates
    [View Video]     New Medication Guide for Patients on Lariam
    [View Video]     Two-channel Pump Mix-up
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Prilosec OTC to Treat Frequent Heartburn
    [View Video]     New Trans Fatty Acid Information on Food Labels
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  • Show #18, August 2003
    [View Video]     First Intranasal Flu Vaccine
    [View Video]     Rapid Test for Aspergillus Infection
    [View Video]     Two New Cancer Drugs
    [View Video]     Caution on Pediatric Use of Paxil
    [View Video]     Dangerous Misconnections Between BP Monitors and IV Ports
    [View Video]     Patients with Reading Problems
    [View Video]     New Consumer Brochure on Safe Medication Use
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  • Show #17, July 2003
    [View Video]     New Drug-Eluting Coronary Stent
    [View Video]     New Breath Test for Asthma Patients
    [View Video]     New Products to Treat Rare Diseases
    [View Video]     Recall of Counterfeit Lipitor
    [View Video]     Fatal Medication Errors with Temodar
    [View Video]     Burns from Rotary Surgical Handpieces
    [View Video]     Syringe Stoppers Linked to Amniocentesis Problem
    [View Video]     Mix up Between TD and PPD
    [View Video]     Updated FDA Websites
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  • Show #16, June 2003
    [View Video]     Expanded Use for HPV Test
    [View Video]     FDA Approves First Drug in New Class of HIV Treatments
    [View Video]     New Drug to Combat Nausea and Vomiting in Chemotherapy Patients
    [View Video]     Urgent Market Withdrawal of GYNECARE INTERGEL Solution
    [View Video]     Cracked Vials of Some Glucose Test Strips
    [View Video]     Warning on Lindane for Scabies and Lice
    [View Video]     New Cautions on Beta Interferons for MS
    [View Video]     Proper Use of Fetal Pulse Oximeter
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  • Show #15, May 2003
    [View Video]     New Test to Rule Out Heart Attack
    [View Video]     Update on Counterfeit Procrit
    [View Video]     Alert on Certain Roche Diagnostics Glucose Test Strips
    [View Video]     Drug Errors Caused by Abbreviations
    [View Video]     Warning on I.V. Infusions of "Free Water"
    [View Video]     FDA Proposes Bar Codes on Drugs, Blood, Vaccines
    [View Video]     Antibiotic Resistance Information on Drug Labels
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  • Show #14, April 2003
    [View Video]     Approval of Prozac for Pediatric Use
    [View Video]     New Immunosuppressive Treatment for Psoriasis
    [View Video]     Home Use Glycated Hemoglobin Test for Diabetics
    [View Video]     New Drug Treatment for Osteoporosis
    [View Video]     Caution on Reprocessing Certain Olympus America GI Endoscopes
    [View Video]     Incompatible Pacing Connectors
    [View Video]     New Fact Sheet on Preventing Medical Errors in Children
    [View Video]     Caution on Drug Names that End in “L”
    [View Video]     Caution on Fetal Ultrasound for Non-Medical Reasons
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  • Show #13, March 2003
    [View Video]     New Non-Stimulant ADHD Drug
    [View Video]     New Pediatric Combination Vaccine
    [View Video]     Rapid Group B Strep Test for Pregnant Women
    [View Video]     Errors Using Transdermal Patches
    [View Video]     Warning on Diathermy and Implanted Leads
    [View Video]     Insulin Mixups
    [View Video]     CDC Recommendations on Hand Hygiene
    [View Video]     New Labeling and Advice on Hormone Therapies for Postmenopausal Women
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  • Show #12, February 2003
    [View Video]     New Rapid HIV Test Kit
    [View Video]     New Non-Surgical Female Sterilization Device
    [View Video]     Counterfeiting of Procrit
    [View Video]     Tri-State Hospital Supply Recalls Oral Swabs
    [View Video]     New Warnings on Bextra Label
    [View Video]     Warning About Methotrexate Overdoses
    [View Video]     West Nile Virus and Blood Safety
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  • Show #11, January 2003
    [View Video]     New Drugs to Treat Opiate Dependence in Doctor's Office
    [View Video]     Alert on Injectable Drugs Prepared by Urgent Care Pharmacy
    [View Video]     Lung Injuries from Blood Transfusions
    [View Video]     Hospital Bed Safety
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Taxotere and Taxol
    [View Video]     Anesthetic Sprays and Methemoglobinemia
    [View Video]     Warning about Decorative Contact Lenses
    [View Video]     Advice on Buying Medical Products On Line
    [View Video]     NIOSH shares “Lessons Learned” on Needlestick Prevention
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  • Show #10, November 2002
    [View Video]     New Drug for Chronic Hepatitis B
    [View Video]     New Preservative-free Flu Vaccine Approved
    [View Video]     New Drug for Women with Constipation-Predominant IBS
    [View Video]     Drug Name Confusion: Serzone and Seroquel
    [View Video]     Update on Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
    [View Video]     Possible Risks Associated With IGIV
    [View Video]     LASIK Eye Surgery Website
    [View Video]     AED’s are Becoming More Visible in Public Places
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  • Show #9, October 2002
    [View Video]     FDA Approved Glucose Test for Children with Diabetes
    [View Video]     New Use for Genetically Engineered Protein in Spine Surgery
    [View Video]     Certain Gonorrhea Test Kits Recalled by Abbott Laboratories
    [View Video]     Update on CryoLife tissue recall
    [View Video]     Burns from Misuse of Forced-Air Warming Devices
    [View Video]     Electromagnetic Interference with Medical Devices
    [View Video]     New Liposuction Website
    [View Video]     Updated CDC Guidelines on Prevention of Catheter-Related Infections
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  • Show #8, September 2002
    [View Video]     Expanded Use for Defibrillators
    [View Video]     Cochlear Implants and Meningitis
    [View Video]     Recall of Cryolife Human Tissue Allografts
    [View Video]     Annals of Internal Medicine Wrong-Patient Case Study
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  • Show #7, August 2002
    [View Video]     FDA Clears New Cholesterol Skin Test
    [View Video]     FDA Clears Computer-Connected Glucose Meters
    [View Video]     FDA Clears Device for Reducing Tonsil Size
    [View Video]     Certain Pulmonetic Systems Ventilators Recalled
    [View Video]     Liquid Chemical Germicide Residue Causes Burns
    [View Video]     List of Sterilants and Disinfectants for Reusable Equipment Now Available
    [View Video]     Hazards in Patient-Controlled Analgesia
    [View Video]     New Safety Guidelines for MRI Facilities
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  • Show #6, July 2002
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Combination Cardioverter and Defibrillator for Heart Failure Patients
    [View Video]     New Product for Treating Burn Scars
    [View Video]     FDA Assesses Safety of DEHP Plasticizer
    [View Video]     FDA Cites Drawbacks of Whole Body CT Scanning
    [View Video]     Cell Phone Safety
    [View Video]     FDA Launches a New Campaign about Diabetes
    [View Video]     You Can Discuss Medical Device Issues with FDA
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  • Show #5, June 2002
    [View Video]     New Device for Bilateral Control of Parkinson Symptoms
    [View Video]     Two New Devices to Treat Congenital Heart Defects
    [View Video]     Problems After Vacuum-Assisted Childbirth
    [View Video]     Misconnection of Tubes and Ports
    [View Video]     Electrical Muscle Stimulators
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  • Show #4, May 2002
    [View Video]     FDA Approves Home Monitoring System for Pacemaker
    [View Video]     Update on A & A Medical Recall
    [View Video]     Alert on Implanted Neurostimulators and Diathermy
    [View Video]     Warning on Using Nitrous Oxide After Intraocular Gas Injection
    [View Video]     Avoiding Patient Injuries from Circumcision Clamps
    [View Video]     Headline: Article on Preventing Ventilator Deaths and Injuries
    [View Video]     Headline: Article on Campaign to Encourage Patients to "Speak Up"
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  • Show #3, April 2002
    [View Video]     New Wearable Defibrillator
    [View Video]     New Wound Dressing for Burn Patients
    [View Video]     Preventing Serious Injuries from Hemostasis Devices
    [View Video]     Certain Olympus Bronchoscopes Recalled
    [View Video]     Recall of Ob/Gyn and Surgical Products Manufactured by A&A Medical/Rocket USA/Lifequest
    [View Video]     Headline: Article on Preventing Asphyxiation from Aspirated Syringe Tip Caps
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  • Show #2, March 2002
    [View Video]     Camera Pill Cleared for Marketing
    [View Video]     Skin Substitute for Diabetic Ulcers Approved
    [View Video]     Pacemaker for Treating Congestive Heart Failure
    [View Video]     FDA Public Health Notification: Reducing Radiation Risk from Computed Tomography for Pediatric and Small Adult Patients
    [View Video]     More Gas Mix-Up Fatilities
    [View Video]     Hip Implants Recalled Because of Potential Fracture Problem
    [View Video]     Headline: Article on Physicians Personal Experiences with Health Care System
    [View Video]     Article: "Human Error in Perspective"
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  • Show #1, February 2002
    [View Video]     FDA Clears External Defibrillator For Use on Young Children
    [View Video]     FDA Approves New Glucose Test for Adult Diabetics
    [View Video]     New Device for Procedures on Diseased Bypass Grafts
    [View Video]     Certain Baxter Dialyzers Recalled
    [View Video]     Preventing Deaths and Serious Injuries From Medical Gas Mix-Ups
    [View Video]     Patient Death Illustrates Importance of MRI Room Precautions
    [View Video]     Safer Use of Central Venous Catheters
    [View Video]     Article: "Ethical Issues in Whistleblowing"
    [View Video]     FDA Looking for Experts to Advise Agency
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