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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Newspaper/Magazine Article

Strategies for optimizing OR drug safety.

Meyer TA; McAllister RK.

Perioperative adverse drug events are common and understudied. Reporting on the complexity of medication administration during surgery, this news article reviews strategies to reduce risks of surgical adverse drug events. Specific tactics discussed include proactive problem identification, medication reconciliation, high-alert medication process vigilance, verbal order reduction, and information technology optimization.