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The effect of medication reconciliation in elderly patients at hospital discharge.
Midlöv P, Bahrani L, Seyfali M, Höglund P, Rickhag E, Eriksson T. Int J Clin Pharm. 2012;34:113-119.
Improving medication error reporting in hospice care.
Boyer R, McPherson ML, Deshpande G, Smith SW. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. 2009;26:361-367.
Inappropriate medication in a national sample of US elderly patients receiving home health care.
Bao Y, Shao H, Bishop TF, Schackman BR, Bruce ML. J Gen Intern Med. 2012;27:304-310.
Maalox Total Relief and Maalox Liquid Products: Medication Use Errors.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Rockville, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; February 17, 2010.
Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors.
Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care. Washington, DC: National Research Council; 2011. ISBN: 9780309212366.
Medication assessments by care managers reveal potential safety issues in homebound older adults.
Golden AG, Qiu D, Roos BA. Ann Pharmacother. 2011;45:492-498.
Effectiveness of a pharmacist–nurse intervention on resolving medication discrepancies for patients transitioning from hospital to home health care.
Setter SM, Corbett CF, Neumiller JJ, Gates BJ, Sclar DA, Sonnett TE. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:2027-2031.
Medication errors in the homes of children with chronic conditions.
Walsh KE, Mazor KM, Stille CJ, et al. Arch Dis Child. 2011;96:581-586.
Therapeutic errors among children in the community setting: nature, causes and outcomes.
McD Taylor D, Robinson J, Macleod D, Macbean CE, Braitberg G. J Paediatr Child Health. 2009;45:304-309.
Care transitions and home health care.
Boling PA. Clin Geriatr Med. 2009;25:135-148.
The patient who falls: "It's always a trade-off."
Tinetti ME, Kumar C. JAMA. 2010;303:258-266.
Ten Tips to Prevent an Accidental Overdose.
Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; May 2011.
The human factors of home health care: a conceptual model for examining safety and quality concerns.
Henriksen K, Joseph A, Zayas-Cabán T. J Patient Saf. 2009;5:229-236.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Contributions from Ergonomics and Human Factors.
Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19(suppl 3):i1-i79.
The Role of Human Factors in Home Health Care: Workshop Summary.
Olson S. Committee on the Role of Human Factors in Home Healthcare, National Research Council. Washington, DC: National Academies Press; 2010.
Older patients' understanding of emergency department discharge information and its relationship with adverse outcomes.
Hastings SN, Barrett A, Weinberger M, et al. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:19-25.
8 Ways to prevent medication errors in kids.
Payne JW. US News & World Report. May 3, 2010.
Multidose drug dispensing and discrepancies between medication records.
Wekre LJ, Spigset O, Sletvold O, Sund JK, Grimsmo A. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e42.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:696–698.
Potentially inappropriate medication use among elderly home care patients in Europe.
Fialová D, Topinková E, Gambassi G, et al. JAMA 2005;293:1348-1358.
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