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Prevention of perioperative medication errors.

Nanji K. UpToDate. June 23, 2022.

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June 23, 2022
Nanji K. UpToDate. June 23, 2022.

Perioperative adverse drug events are common and understudied. This review examines factors that contribute to adverse drug events in the surgical setting and discusses prevention strategies that focus on medication reconciliation, technology, standardization, and institutional change.