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Misprogramming PCA concentration leads to dosing errors.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 28, 2008;13:1-3.
Impact of a computerized clinical decision support system on reducing inappropriate antimicrobial use: a randomized controlled trial.
McGregor JC, Weekes E, Forrest GN, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2006;13:378-384.
Anticoagulation patient safety goal compliance at a university health system: methods for achieving the goal.
Franco AC, Maxwell P, Green K, Barthol C. Hosp Pharm. 2009;44:776-780, 784.
A multifaceted approach to improve patient safety, prevent medical errors and resolve the professional liability crisis.
Weinstein L. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2006;194:1160-1165; discussion 1165-1167.
Increasing medication error reporting rates while reducing harm through simultaneous cultural and system-level interventions in an intensive care unit.
Abstoss KM, Shaw BE, Owens TA, Juno JL, Commiskey EL, Niedner MF. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;914-922.
Differences in outcomes between ICU attending and senior resident physician led medical emergency team responses.
Morris DS, Schweickert W, Holena D, et al. Resuscitation. 2012;83:1434-1437.
Chemotherapy safety and severe adverse events in cancer patients: strategies to efficiently avoid chemotherapy errors in in- and outpatient treatment.
Markert A, Thierry V, Kleber M, Behrens M, Engelhardt M. Int J Cancer. 2009;124:722-728.
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.
Committed to Safety: Ten Case Studies on Reducing Harm to Patients.
McCarthy D, Blumenthal D. New York, NY: The Commonwealth Fund; April 2006.
How-to Guide: Multidisciplinary Rounds.
Cambridge, MA: Institute for Healthcare Improvement; February 2010.
Preventing medication errors during codes.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 9, 2011;16:1-3.
Medication errors during medical emergencies in a large, tertiary care, academic medical center.
Gokhman R, Seybert AL, Phrampus P, Darby J, Kane-Gill SL. Resuscitation. 2012;83:482-487.
Medication reconciliation at an academic medical center: implementation of a comprehensive program from admission to discharge.
Murphy EM, Oxencis CJ, Klauck JA, Meyer DA, Zimmerman JM. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2009;66:2126-2131.
Rapid response teams: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Chan PS, Jain R, Nallmothu BK, Berg RA, Sasson C. Arch Intern Med. 2010;170:18-26.
Rapid response teams and continuous quality improvement.
Dailey MS, Durkin S, Gulczynski B, Kearney M, Loeb B, Pouliot J. Patient Saf Qual Healthc. Nov/Dec 2009;6:28-31.
The creation and impact of a dedicated section on quality and patient safety in a clinical academic department.
Boudreaux AM, Vetter TR. Acad Med. 2013;88:173-178.
Perfect is possible.
Berwick DM, Leape LL. Newsweek. October 16, 2006:70-71.
The growth of rapid response systems.
Steel AC, Reynolds SF. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2008;34:489-495.
Rapid response teams seen through the eyes of the nurse.
Shapiro SE, Donaldson NE, Scott MB. Am J Nurs. 2010;110:28-34.
Use of medical emergency team responses to reduce hospital cardiopulmonary arrests.
DeVita MA, Braithwaite RS, Mahidhara R, et al. Qual Saf Health Care. 2004;13:251-254.
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