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Newspaper/Magazine Article

Medication errors: the year in review.

Valentine D; Ingram V; Fobi B et al. Medication errors: the year in review. Pharmacy Practice News. Sept 10, 2019.

Medication error prevention is an evolving goal for health care. This article discusses distinct medications and errors in their use. The authors summarize recommendations to reduction conditions that enable errors and highlights technologies such as computerized prescriber order entry and smart-pumps that show promise in mitigating the summarized errors.