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ISMP's Guidelines for Standard Order Sets.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; March 2010.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
The safety and quality of health care: where are we now?
Med J Aust. 2006;184:S37-S72.
Patient Safety & Clinical Pharmacy Services Collaborative.
Rockville, MD: Health Resources and Services Administration.
The Role of the Patient in Improving Patient Safety
Gibson R. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
Medication-related FDA patient safety videos provided in cooperation with ISMP.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices; 2011.
Preventing Medication Errors: A $21 Billion Opportunity.
Washington, DC: National Priorities Partnership and National Quality Forum; December 2010.
Developing a medication patient safety program — infrastructure and strategy.
Mark SM, Weber RJ. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:149-156.
Frequency of and risk factors for preventable medication-related hospital admissions in the Netherlands.
Leendertse AJ, Egberts ACG, Stoker LJ, van den Bemt PMLA, for the HARM Study Group. Arch Intern Med. 2008;168:1890-1896.
An assessment of the quality and impact of NPSA medication safety outputs issued to the NHS in England and Wales.
Lankshear A, Lowson K, Weingart SN. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:360-365.
Promethazine HCl (marketed as Phenergan) Information.
FDA Alert [US Food and Drug Administration Web site]. April 25, 2006.
The MacArthur Fellows Program: Michael Cohen.
The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. September 20, 2005.
An Introduction to the Improved FDA Prescription Drug Labeling.
US Food and Drug Administration Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Institute for Safe Medication Practices. November 7, 2006.
The Food and Drug Administration's National Drug Code Directory.
Office of the Inspector General. Washington, DC: US Department of Health and Human Services; August 2006. Report No. OEI-06-05-00060.
JCAHO tightens leash on medication reconciliation.
Perry LE. Drug Topics: Health-System Edition. March 20, 2006.
The five rights: a destination without a map.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. January 25, 2007;12:1.
Preventing harm from high-alert medications.
Federico F. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2007;33:537-542.
Improving the safety of intravenous admixtures: lessons learned from a Pentostam® overdose.
Just S, Schepers G, Piotrowski MM, Saint S, Kauffman CA. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2006;32:366-372.
Examining the Increase in Drug Shortages.
Hearings before the Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce Committee, 112th Cong, 1st Sess (September 23, 2011).
FDA MedWatch and Patient Safety Tutorial.
Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 2008.
Sidelining safety — the FDA's inadequate response to the IOM.
Smith SW. N Engl J Med. 2007;10:960-963.
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