Postoperative Medication Complications

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52m
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Lecture Overview

Medication complications can occur at any time. In a postoperative environment, the common use of high-risk medications can increase these risks immensely. This lecture looks into the interactions and potential dangers of some high-risk medication groups that may be administered in a postoperative setting, including anti-infectives, potassium and other electrolytes, narcotics and other sedatives, and heparin and other anticoagulants.
Details
CPD52m of CPD
First Published21 July 2019
Updated21 July 2019
Expires
24 February 2020
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Topics
Medication Safety