Medication Errors

Updated:Mar 18,2011

Medication Errors in Acute Cardiovascular and Stroke Patients

  • Medical errors are the eighth leading cause of death in the United States.
  • Common and serious medication errors in acute coronary syndromes, acute HF and acute stroke are discussed.
  • What methods need to be implemented to reduce medication error frequency and consequences?

Supporting Materials
Top 10 Things To Know | News Release | AHA/ACC Practice Guidelines | AHA Statements on Heart Failure | AHA Statements on Stroke


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