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Analysis of reported drug interactions: a recipe for harm to patients.

Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2016;13:137-148.

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January 11, 2017
Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2016;13:137-148.

Drawing from reports of medication errors submitted over a 7-year period to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority, this analysis found that common problems included drug incompatibility and drug–drug interaction. The article cautions against relying on drug ordering alerts as the sole strategy for preventing potentially harmful prescribing.

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Grissinger M. PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2016;13:137-148.