Journal Article

Clinicians' perceptions of medication errors with opioids in cancer and palliative care services: a priority setting report.

Heneka N, Shaw T, Azzi C, et al. Supportive care in cancer : official journal of the Multinational Association of Supportive Care in Cancer. 2018;26:3315-3318.

This commentary explored organizational opioid incident review experiences from six hospitals in Australia to set priorities for improvement. The authors determined where process errors occurred, reviewed what factors were involved, and discussed error reduction strategies. They suggest their findings can inform future opioid safety efforts for oncology and palliative care patients.