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.
MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration; October 12, 2021.
American Patient Rights Association
FDA alerts patients and health care professionals of EpiPen auto-injector errors related to device malfunctions and user administration. MedWatch Safety Alert. Silver Spring, MD: US Food and Drug Administration. March 24, 2020.
Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK: Care Quality Commission; December 2016. CQC-356-122016.