Journal Article
Study

High-alert medication stratification tool-revised: an exploratory study of an objective, standardized medication safety tool.

Washburn NC, Dossett HA, Fritschle AC, et al. Journal of patient safety. 2017.

High-alert medications have particular risk for severe harm if not safely used. This study aimed to develop a standardized tool to identify high-alert medications. The authors report that the revised tool consistently distinguishes between high-risk and usual-risk medications.