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Patient Safety
Friday, November 15, 2019
Earn CME Credit Online Reviewing Info on Precipitate Formation Risks »
Earn CME credit reviewing the SIS FactFinder: Risks of Precipitate Formation When Combining Corticosteroids with Local A...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Earn CME Credit Reviewing the Safety and Effectiveness of Ultrasound for Cervical Spine Injections »
Earn CME credit on the SIS online learning platform for reviewing the FactFinder:  Ultrasound Imaging for Cervical I...
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
New FactFinder on Ultrasound-Guided Cervical Injections »
Is ultrasound imaging a proven safe and effective alternative to fluoroscopy for cervical spine injections? Download the n...
Friday, September 13, 2019
KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. Recalls All Drug Products Due to Lack of Assurance of Sterility »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 09/13/2019: KRS Global Biotechnology, Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Human and An...
Friday, September 6, 2019
Earn CME Credit Reviewing ESI Patient Follow-Up »
Earn CME credit on the SIS online learning platform for reviewing the FactFinder: Follow-Up After Epidural Steroid Inje...
Wednesday, September 4, 2019
FDA Warns Stemell About Selling Unapproved Umbilical Cord Products »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 09/04/2019: FDA Sends Warning to Stemell, Inc., of San Juan Capistrano, California, for Selling U...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Earn CME Online: Find the Facts on Patients' Lifetime ESI Tolerance »
Earn CME credit on the SIS online learning platform for reviewing the FactFinder: Cumulative Lifetime Steroid Exposure v...
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
New FactFinder on the Cumulative Lifetime Steroid Exposure via Epidural Administration »
Is there a set number of epidural steroid injections (ESI) that is “safe” over the course of a patient’s life? Download th...
Friday, July 12, 2019
Decrease the Risk of Preventable Complications From Interventional Pain Procedures »
Announcing a new free SIS-exclusive resource: Safety Practices for Interventional Pain Procedures . The SIS Standards D...
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Friday, June 21, 2019
Infusion Options Inc. Issues Recall of All Sterile Products »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 06/21/2019: Infusion Options Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Lots of All Steri...
Thursday, June 20, 2019
RXQ Compounding Issues Recall of Sterile Products and Cessation of Production »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 06/20/2019: RXQ Compounding, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Sterile Products w...
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Premier Pharmacy Labs Issues Recall of Unexpired Sterile Drug Product Lots »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 06/19/2019: Premier Pharmacy Labs Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Unexpired Sterile...
Tuesday, June 18, 2019
New FactFinder on the Annual Maximum Dose of Epidural Steroid Injection »
Find the facts about the safety of frequent high-dose epidural steroid injections. Download the FactFinder he...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Pharm D Solutions Issues Recall of All Sterile Compounded Drugs »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 05/24/2019: Pharm D Solutions, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Sterile Compounded D...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Patients Exposed to Risk From Drugs Made and Distributed by Compounder PharMEDium Services »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 05/23/2019: United States Federal Court Enters Consent Decree Against Compounder PharMEDium Servi...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Pharm D Solutions to Cease Manufacturing/Distribution of Drugs Intended to Be Sterile »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 05/22/2019: United States Federal Court Enters Consent Decree of Permanent Injunction Against Tex...
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Safety Alert: Alvogen Inc. Voluntarily Recalling Fentanyl Transdermal System Due to Mislabeling »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 04/23/2019: Alvogen Inc. Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Fentanyl Transdermal System Due to...
Tuesday, April 9, 2019
Safety Alert: FDA Reports Harm to Patients From Sudden Discontinuation of Opioid Pain Medicine »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 04/09/2019: FDA Identifies Harm Reported From Sudden Discontinuation of Opioid Pain Medicines and...
Monday, February 25, 2019
Best Practices for Coping With Dexamethasone Shortages »
  The Spine Intervention Society has outlined best practice recommendations to maximize safety while perfo...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Earn CME Reviewing a FactFinder on Immunosuppressed Patients and Spinal Injections »
Earn CME credit on the SIS eLearning platform SpineNet for reviewing the FactFinder: Spinal Injections in Immunosuppr...
Thursday, December 20, 2018
Safety Alert: FDA Warns Company for Stem Cell Products; Puts Others On Notice »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 12/20/2018: FDA Sends Warning to Company for Marketing Dangerous Unapproved Stem Cell Products Th...
Monday, December 10, 2018
Review a Newly Updated FactFinder on the Safe Use of Multi-Dose and Single-Dose Vials »
Review 10 specific recommendations about using both multi- and single-dose vials in this newly updated SIS FactFinder,...
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Safety Alert: FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals Not to Use Pharm D Solutions’ Sterile Products »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 11/20/2018: FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals Not to Use Pharm D Solutions’ Sterile Drug Produ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
FDA Urges the Use of Caution with Implanted Pumps »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 11/14/2018: The FDA Urges the Use of Caution with Implanted Pumps for Intrathecal Administration...
Thursday, October 25, 2018
New FactFinder on Preventing External Skin Burns During Thermal Radiofrequency Neurotomy »
Find the facts about minimizing your patients’ risk of suffering external skin burns during thermal radiofrequency neuroto...
Thursday, September 27, 2018
New FactFinder on Bathing Restrictions After Interventional Spine Procedures »
Find the facts about whether bathing restrictions are necessary after needle-based interventional spine procedures. Down...
Tuesday, September 11, 2018
Safety Alert: Pharm D Solutions, LLC Voluntarily Recalling All Sterile Compounded Drugs »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 09/11/2018: Pharm D Solutions, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of All Sterile Compounded D...
Friday, August 24, 2018
New FactFinder on Radiofrequency Neurotomy in Patients with Permanent Pacemakers and Defibrillators »
Find the latest facts about whether radiofrequency neurotomy can be safely performed to treat facet joint pain in patients...
Monday, July 30, 2018
Safety Alert: Ranier’s Rx Laboratory Issues Voluntary Recall of All Sterile Compounded Products »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 07/30/2018: Ranier’s Rx Laboratory Issues Voluntary Recall of All Sterile Compounded Products Wit...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Safety Alert: The FDA Finds Ranier’s Compounding Laboratory Products Lack Sterility Assurance »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 07/12/2018: The FDA Alerts Health Care Professionals, Patients, Veterinarians and Animal Owners N...
Friday, June 8, 2018
New FactFinder on Driving After an Epidural Steroid Injection Without Sedation »
Find the facts about whether epidural steroid injections may impact your non-sedated patients’ ability to drive safely pos...
Thursday, May 17, 2018
FDA Warns Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents (GBCAs) Retained in the Body; Requires New Class Warnings »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 05/17/2018: FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA Warns that Gadolinium-based Contrast Agents (GBCAs...
Monday, May 14, 2018
Safety Alert: Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam Linked to Infection Outbreak »
SIS Patient Safety Alert 05/14/2018:  Medline Remedy Essentials No-Rinse Cleansing Foam - Avoid Using - Multistate...

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