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BeSafeRx: Know Your Online Pharmacy.
US Food and Drug Administration.
Possible dose-counter errors with the Asmanex Twisthaler.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Safety News. Show #61. March 2007.
After the Error: Speaking Out About Patient Safety to Save Lives.
McIver SB, Wyndham R. Toronto, Canada: ECW Press; 2013. ISBN: 9781770411104.
Making Medical Devices Safer at Home.
Consumer Updates. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; December 12, 2012.
The Role of the Patient in Improving Patient Safety
Gibson R. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. March 2007.
Lock it Up: Medicine Safety in Your Home.
Rockville, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; 2011.
Health literacy—a quality and patient safety imperative.
Foubister V. Quality Matters. November/December 2006.
Prevent medication errors: a New Year's resolution: teaching patients about their medications.
Polzien G. Home Healthc Nurse. 2007;25:59-62.
Prevention of fatal opioid overdose.
Beletsky L, Rich JD, Walley AY. JAMA. 2012;308:1863-1864.
Reducing patient harm from opiates.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. February 22, 2007;12:1-3.
Q: What scares doctors? A: Being the patient.
Gibbs N, Bower A. Time Magazine. May 1, 2006.
The impacts of using community health volunteers to coach medication safety behaviors among rural elders with chronic illnesses.
Wang CJ, Fetzer SJ, Yang YC, Wang JJ. Geriatr Nurs. 2013;34:138-145.
Partners in safety: implementing a community-based patient safety advisory council.
Leonhardt KK, Bonin D, Pagel P. Wisc Med J. 2006;105;54-59.
Medically Induced Trauma Support Services (MITSS).
830 Boylston Street, Suite 206, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467. Phone: 617-232-0090, Toll free: 1-888-36MITSS (1-888-366-4877), Fax: 617-232-7181.
Medication errors in chemotherapy: incidence, types and involvement of patients in prevention. A review of the literature.
Schwappach DLB, Wernli M. Eur J Cancer Care (Engl). 2009;19:285-292.
Effects of an educational patient safety campaign on patients' safety behaviours and adverse events.
Schwappach DLB, Frank O, Buschmann U, Babst R. J Eval Clin Pract. 2013;19:285-291.
Pittsburgh, PA: UPMC Shadyside Hospital; 2012.
ISMP medication error report analysis.
Smetzer JL, Cohen MR. Hosp Pharm. 2008;43:869-872.
To protect against drug errors, ask questions.
Brody JE. New York Times. January 2, 2007:F7.
Preventing Infections During Cancer Treatment.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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