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Journal Article
Study

Medication safety in emergency medical services: approaching an evidence-based method of verification to reduce errors.

Misasi P, Keebler JR. Therapeutic advances in drug safety. 2019;10:2042098618821916.

This pre–post study reports a decline in medication error rates in prehospital emergency services following implementation of a human factors engineering approach. The providers implemented a team-based cross-check process using standardized communication for high-risk medications and found a significant reduction in medication errors.