Institute for Safe Medication Practices
Articles contained in this library reflect the impact of the pandemic on patient harm in the acute care setting.
Bryant A. UpToDate. September 13, 2021.
Washington, DC: United States Government Accountability Office; November 30, 2021. Publication GAO-22-105142.
Croke L. Guideline for prevention of unintentionally retained surgical items. AORN J. 2021;114(6):4-6. doi:
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.