The AHRQ PSNet Collection comprises an extensive selection of resources relevant to the patient safety community. These resources come in a variety of formats, including literature, research, tools, and Web sites. Resources are identified using the National Library of Medicine’s Medline database, various news and content aggregators, and the expertise of the AHRQ PSNet editorial and technical teams.
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...
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority is a long-established source of patient safety data analysis and application-focused commentary. Their publishing output aims to generate improvements in their state as well as throughout health care. This open-access publication replaces the quarterly Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory newsletter.
Horsham, PA; Institute for Safe Medication Practices. ISSN 1550-6312.
The Institute for Safe Medication Practices' (ISMP) signature bi-weekly newsletter recounts actual experiences with medication errors reported to the ISMP. Feature articles here also present thoughtful reviews of error reduction strategies. Portions of the newsletter are available at no cost via the ISMP website.
Horsham, PA; Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
ISMP's electronic consumer medication safety newsletter is published six times a year and its content aims to engage patients and families in reducing medication errors. A selection of the materials are available for free.
Horsham, PA: Institute for Safe Medication Practices.
ISMP's newsletter was designed to specifically meet the needs of nurses who transcribe medication orders, administer medications, and monitor the effects of medications on patients. Sample articles are available at the site.
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