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Reduce LASA and HA Drug Risks

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By his estimate, Gregory Tertes, president of ASC Pharmacist Consultants in Oakland, California, says close to half of the medications used in ASCs fall under one of two important classifications: look-alike and sound-alike (LASA) or high-alert (HA) drugs.

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