The medication-use process is highly complex with many steps and risk points for error, and those errors are a key target for improving safety. This Library reflects a curated selection of PSNet content focused on medication and drug errors. Included resources explore understanding harms from preventable medication use, medication safety improvement strategies, and resources for design.
Sentinel Event Alert. Nov 10 2021;(64):1-7.
US House of Representatives Committee on Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health. 117th Cong. 1st Sess (2021).
American College of Emergency Physicians, National Association of Emergency Medical Services. Ann Emerg Med. 2021;78(3):e37-e57.
Ensuring maternal safety is a patient safety priority. This library reflects a curated selection of PSNet content focused on improving maternal safety. Included resources explore strategies with the potential to improve maternal care delivery and outcomes, such as high reliability, care standardization, teamwork, unit-based safety initiatives, and trigger tools.
Department of Defense Office of General Counsel. 32 CFR Part 45. Fed Register. 86(115); June 17, 2021:32194-32215.
Sentinel Event Alert. Feb 2, 2021;(62):1-7.
La Regina M, Tanzini M, Venneri F, et al for the Italian Network for Health Safety. Dublin, Ireland: International Society for Quality in Health Care; 2021.
Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; December 7, 2020.
Rockville, MD: US Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research; December 2020.