Journal Article
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

Guideline Summary: Medication Safety.

AORN; Association of PeriOperatve Registered Nurses.

Perioperative medication errors can result in patient harm as well as emotional distress among clinical team members. This guideline summary outlines best practices to ensure surgical teams employ methods to design, implement, and assess medication safety processes and improvements. A related commentary discusses how to integrate the guidelines into frontline care activities.