Journal Article
Review

Using prospective risk analysis tools to improve safety in pharmacy settings: a systematic review and critical appraisal.

Stojkovic T, Marinkovic V, Manser T. Journal of patient safety. 2017.

This narrative review found that failure mode and effect analysis and sociotechnical probabilistic risk assessment have both been applied to medication dispensing. These methods have led to corrective actions that enhance medication safety. The authors recommend wider use of these tools across inpatient and outpatient health care settings.