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Preventing errors relating to commonly used anticoagulants.
Sentinel Event Alert. September 24, 2008;(41):1-4.
Small patients, big consequences in medical errors.
Tarkan L. New York Times. September 14, 2008;Health section:7.
To be safe, keep track of pills.
Foreman J. Los Angeles Times. September 4, 2006:F3.
Lack of patient knowledge regarding hospital medications.
Cumbler E, Wald H, Kutner J. J Hosp Med. 2010;5-83-86.
Effects of nursing rounds on patients' call light use, satisfaction, and safety.
Meade CM, Bursell AL, Ketelsen L. Am J Nurs. 2006;106:58-70.
Results of the Medications At Transitions and Clinical Handoffs (MATCH) study: an analysis of medication reconciliation errors and risk factors at hospital admission.
Gleason KM, McDaniel MR, Feinglass J, et al. J Gen Intern Med. 2010;25:441-447.
Can we rely on patients' reports of adverse events?
Zhu J, Stuver SO, Epstein AM, Schneider EC, Weissman JS, Weingart SN. Med Care. 2011;49:948-955.
Sick and Pregnant
El-Ibiary S. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2008.
What happens between visits? Adverse and potential adverse events among a low-income, urban, ambulatory population with diabetes.
Sarkar U, Handley MA, Gupta R, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:223-228.
Afraid in the hospital: parental concern for errors during a child's hospitalization.
Tarini BA, Lozano P, Christakis DA. J Hosp Med. 2009;4:521-527.
Take Charge of Your Hospital Stay to Avoid Medical Mistakes.
Clarke S, Savard M. Good Morning America. ABC News. March 22, 2010.
Preventing Medication Errors: A $21 Billion Opportunity.
Washington, DC: National Priorities Partnership and National Quality Forum; December 2010.
The wrong foot, and other tales of surgical error.
Altman LK. New York Times. December 11, 2001;1:1.
Medication mistakes that can kill.
Haiken M. Caring.com. August 17, 2009.
Staying safe during a hospital stay.
Graham J. Los Angeles Times. May 11, 2011.
Medical mystery: alcoholism didn’t cause man’s diabetes and cirrhosis.
Boodman SG. Washington Post. June 13, 2011:E1.
Don't let a hospital make you sick.
Mishori R. Parade Magazine. February 8, 2009.
Patients, beware: 731 nurses reveal what to watch out for in the hospital.
Consumer Reports Health. September 2009.
Schillinger D. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2004.
Promoting effective transitions of care at hospital discharge: a review of key issues for hospitalists.
Kripalani S, Jackson AT, Schnipper JL, Coleman EA. J Hosp Med. 2007;2:314-323.
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