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Accuracy at every step: the challenge of medication reconciliation.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Web site. March 20, 2006.
Incidence, patterns, and prevention of wrong-site surgery.
Kwaan MR, Studdert DM, Zinner MJ, Gawande AA. Arch Surg. 2006;141:353-358.
Tablet splitting: Do it only if you "half" to, and then do it safely.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. May 18, 2006;11:1-2.
Engaging patients and family members in patient safety—the experience of the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation.
Wale JB, Moon RR. Psychiatr Q. Spring 2005;76:85-95.
Recommendations for Safe Use of Insulin in Hospitals.
Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists; 2006.
To be safe, keep track of pills.
Foreman J. Los Angeles Times. September 4, 2006:F3.
Patient Safety in the Physician Office Setting
Elder NC. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. May 2006.
Drug errors, qualitative research and some reflections on ethics.
Armitage G. J Clin Nurs. 2005;14:869-875.
Changing the work environment in ICUs to achieve patient-focused care: the time has come.
McCauley K, Irwin RS. Chest. 2006;130:1571-1578.
The development of a patient safety program across the continuum of care.
Wertenberger S, Wilson J. Nurs Adm Q. 2005;29:303-307.
Development of a patient safety web-based education curriculum for physicians, nurses, and patients.
Hendee WR, Keating-Christensen C, Loh YH. J Patient Saf. 2005;1:90-99.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2005;40:556-557.
Promoting a culture of patient safety: a review of the Florida moratoria data: what we have learned in 6 years and the need for continued patient education.
Clayman MA, Clayman SM, Steele MH, Seagle MB. Ann Plastic Surg. 2007;58:288-291.
To protect against drug errors, ask questions.
Brody JE. New York Times. January 2, 2007:F7.
Implementation of Condition Help: family teaching and evaluation of family understanding.
Hueckel RM, Mericle JM, Frush K, Martin PL, Champagne MT. J Nurs Care Qual. 2012;27:176-181.
Undiagnosed Vaginal Bleeding.
Mandelblatt J. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. February 2004.
Physician communication when prescribing new medications.
Tarn DM, Heritage J, Paterniti DA, Hays RD, Kravitz RL, Wenger NS. Arch Intern Med. 2006;166:1855-1862.
To tell the truth, the whole truth, may do patients harm: the problem of the nocebo effect for informed consent.
Wells RE, Kaptchuk TJ. Am J Bioeth. 2012;12:22-29.
Bradley LD. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2003.
Adams JG. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. June 2003.
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