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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.

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January 14, 2022
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...
Wu AW, ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISSN: 2516-0435.
Risk management and legal issues can affect safety responses throughout a health care system. Articles in this publication will cover clinical, legal, and policy issues around enhancing patient safety and will explore research gaps in low- and middle-income countries.
Stahel PF, ed. BioMed Central. ISSN: 1754-9493.
The specialty of surgery draws from both clinical and nontechnical skills for generalists and subspecialists to support safe care delivery. This journal covers a range of topics from discussions on technical challenges in the operating room to explorations on how team, communication, and leadership factors affect the safety of surgical care.
Brilli RJ, McClead RE Jr, eds. Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer. ISSN: 2472-0054.
Care delivery for children presents unique safety challenges. This monthly, open-access journal focuses on exploring quality and safety improvement approaches for pediatric care. The scope of the journal covers topics such as education, human factors engineering, research priorities, and application methods.
Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission.
This newsletter provides brief introductions to specific patient safety concerns or incidents and includes recommendations to consider for improvement.
Crisp H, ed. London, UK: BMJ Publishing Group Ltd; ISSN: 2399-6641.
This journal provides access to a collection of practice reports on patient safety and quality improvement initiatives in the United Kingdom. 
Plymouth Meeting, 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.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL: The Joint Commission.

This newsletter provides guidance to health care organizations for responding to commonly reported incidents. The Joint Commission issues these sentinel event alerts to review selected incidents, determine the root causes involved, and provide a summary of recommendations for future prevention. The alerts were indexed in PubMed through 2018.