An ADE is an injury to a patient resulting from a medication intervention. Three types of medications are considered "high alert" medications and are the focus of the HIIN work.
- Anticoagulants causing excessive bleeding
- Insulin agents causing hypoglycemia
- Opioids causing accidental overdoses/over-sedation/ respiratory depression
Goal: By September 27, 2018, a 20 percent reduction in ADE
Resources to prevent ADE: